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2018 News

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Judicial pensions case goes to Court of Appeal

The case relating to judges' pensions will be heard at the Court of Appeal from Monday 5th November to Wednesday 7th November 2018.

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Coroner concludes that neglect contributed to the death of Joyce Patterson

The inquest into the death of a woman who died after absconding from St Helier Hospital has concluded

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Deaths reported following experimental windpipe surgery

It has been reported today that at least two patients have died following experimental surgery which, it was hoped, would treat a condition affecting their tracheas.

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Landmark gig economy case against Uber goes to the Court of Appeal

The case against Uber regarding the status of its drivers will be heard in the Court of Appeal on Tuesday 30th and Wednesday 31st October 2018.

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Asbestos lawyer welcomes fund-raising campaign to bring a legal challenge to force the clean-up of an Indian asbestos dump

The toxic impact that asbestos has in developing countries cannot be underestimated

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Facebook could face legal claims from a million UK users following Information Commissioner's data breach fine

Data protection lawyer says those affected may claim compensation totalling many millions of pounds

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New Zealand mesothelioma victim's settlement includes future medical expenses agreement

Significant sum of compensation paid to New Zealander who was exposed to asbestos in London

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Hackney campaign group challenges council's new licensing restrictions

‚ÄčA group set up to promote the night-time economy in the London Borough of Hackney is challenging the new licensing rules adopted by the council.

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Judgment clarifies protection for whistle blowers against colleagues

A judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal on Friday 19th October 2018 has ruled an employee can bring a claim against an individual co-worker for subjecting him or her to dismissal on the grounds of whistle blowing.

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Former employee of Beldam Asbestos Co Ltd receives compensation soon after mesothelioma diagnosis

Former Hounslow foreman was exposed to asbestos in his workplace.

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Coroner rules that neglect contributed to death of patient

Clinical negligence lawyers pursue legal action against a Harrow hospital

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Environmental organisation to intervene in appeal against "excessive" fracking sentences

Environmental campaign group Friends of the Earth has been granted permission to intervene in the case of three fracking protesters who are appealing their custodial sentences on Wednesday 17 October at the Court of Appeal.