A 10-year old boy who it is claimed suffered brain damage at birth in a Cork hospital has settled his action against the HSE with an interim payout of €2m.

Lee Gibson has cerebral palsy, cannot talk and is confined to a wheelchair. His case will come back before the High Court again in two years time for assessment of general damages in the case.

Senior Counsel Liam Reidy told the High Court it was one of the most complex cases to come before the courts.

Lee Gibson had through his mother Aileen Gibson, Carthage Place, Ringaskiddy, Co Cork sued the HSE over the circumstances of his birth at St Finbarr’s Hospital, Cork on July 5, 2005.

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