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French authorities withdraw approval for Allergan textured implants

Are the MHRA's reporting requirements for breast implant related lymphoma enough?

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Mum settles washing machine fire case against Argos

Mum of two receives settlement from retail giant Argos after washing machine fire left her homeless over Christmas

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Spinal Disc Implant Injuries: The 'Ca-disc L' device is now at the centre of legal investigations

Leigh Day are investigating potential legal action on behalf of a man who was implanted with a Cadisc-L spinal implant shortly before the withdrawal of the product, in 2014.

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Victory for open justice in judgment ordering disclosure of tobacco industry evidence

Campaigners win right for disclosure of documents following litigation with tobacco companies over plain packaging

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Leading consumer safety lawyer welcomes MHRA warning on Chinese herbal remedy

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulation Agency (MHRA) has issued a safety warning regarding the use of Zudaifu cream.

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Court of Appeal finds government discriminated against younger judges

The Court of Appeal has today ruled that the Ministry of Justice discriminated against judges on the grounds of age, race and equal pay in relation to changes to their pension.

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Leigh Day and JLT breakfast forum series marks launch of new Regulatory & Disciplinary team

Leigh Day has launched a specialist legal team to advise and act for professionals and their practices on regulatory and disciplinary matters, including investigations and prosecutions.

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​Court of Appeal dismisses Uber's appeal against gig economy judgment

The Court of Appeal has today dismissed Uber's appeal against an Employment Tribunal ruling that its drivers are workers who are entitled to be paid at least the National Minimum Wage and to receive paid holiday.

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Lawyers for former child migrants welcome historic decision for redress scheme

Historic decision by the British Government to establish redress scheme for former child migrants welcomed by lawyers

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Government's 'hostile environment' challenged in the High Court over right to rent

A campaign group is bringing a High Court challenge against an element of the government's 'hostile environment' policy which covers the right to rent private accommodation.

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Talk Fracking take government's fracking policy to the High Court

A campaigning environmental group are due to have their case against the government's fracking policy heard in the High Court in London on 19th and 20th December 2018.

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UK lawyers 'watching closely' after allegations in US of asbestos in talcum powder

A UK product safety lawyer has warned that the healthcare company Johnson & Johnson could face thousands of claims in this country following reports in the US that some of its talcum powder contained asbestos