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2017 News

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High Court rules on 'lost years' compensation in mesothelioma cases  

Asbestos lawyer welcomes High Court ruling for victims of serious illness and injury which could see claims brought by their estates after they have died

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Judicial review to start into Government arms to Saudi Arabia

The High Court will hear a full judicial review on 7th February against the Government's decision to continue arms exports to Saudi Arabia

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Multi-agency failures found in care of sectioned patient 

A jury has found that a 29-year-old man who suffered from mental health problems was let down by the care he received at HMP Woodhill as well as in the care of Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Lawyers for Volkswagen owners seek alternative route to compensation

Law firm Leigh Day have announced an alternative route to compensation for thousands of Volkswagen owners

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ABI loses High Court challenge to delay discount rate review

The Association of British Insurers has lost in its final attempt to delay a government review of the discount rate

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Lawyers for Nigerian villagers to appeal against judgment barring them from bringing claims against Shell in the UK

Lawyers for Nigerian villagers vow to appeal judgment which prevents them taking Shell to Court in the UK

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NHS to issue warning to patients over heater-cooler units linked to serious bacterial infections

It has been reported that almost 50,000 NHS patients are to be warned that they might have contracted a serious Mycobacterium infection from contaminated heater-cooler units

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Parents keen to raise awareness of rare genetic condition following death of baby boy

The parents of a baby boy who died at five days old hope to raise awareness of the rare genetic condition that he was suffering from

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Highest UK Court gives green light to legal action against Jack Straw and former head of MI6 over illegal rendition

Supreme Court rules that legal action over illegal rendition against former Foreign Secretary and a former MI6 officer can go ahead in UK

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Employment tribunal finds MoJ discriminated against judges

London Central Employment Tribunal upholds the claims of over 200 judges for unlawful age, race and sex discrimination and equal pay

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Leigh Day lawyer arrested in Zambia whilst meeting clients

Lawyer from the international group claims team arrested in Zambia as he met with four communities bringing claims against Vedanta Resources plc and their subsidiary Konkola Copper Mines

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Leigh Day announce potential legal action against Deliveroo

Potential legal claims against the food and drink delivery company over workers' rights