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Rivaroxaban clinical trial halted following increased fatalities

The MHRA has released a concerning alert regarding the safety of Rivaroxaban (trade name Xeralto) in a multi-national clinical trial involving patients who have undergone surgery for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).

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Pro-democracy activists launch legal action against British spyware companies

A group of four pro-democracy activists and politicians who have been heavily involved in pursuing democratic and social rights in Bahrain have launched a legal challenge against a group of Anglo-German spyware companies.

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Coroner demands action to prevent future deaths following Natasha Ednan-Laperouse inquest

​A Prevention of Future Deaths report has been published following the inquest into the death of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse who died of anaphylaxis on the 17th July 2016 after eating a baguette, purchased from Pret a Manger, which contained sesame.

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Maternal death claim settled against Barnet Hospital for £1 million

The failure to diagnose and treat sepsis quickly enough led to the death of a mother soon after giving birth

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Supermarket equal pay battle goes to the Court of Appeal

A Court of Appeal hearing will begin on Wednesday 10th October after Asda refused to accept two previous rulings which found in favour of tens of thousands of supermarket workers in the battle over equal pay.

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Asbestos lawyer welcomes UK premiere of Breathless, a documentary about the impact of asbestos world wide

The shocking impact that asbestos has on the developing world is explored in this award-winning film

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Unfair Home Office treatment of lone refugee children denied entry to the UK under 'Dubs'

​The Court of Appeal has ruled today that unaccompanied child refugees in Calais refused entry to Britain were given “patently inadequate” reasons for the rejection of their applications.

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US health regulator issues new warning for Invokana diabetes drug

Fresh warnings from the US about the safety of diabetes drug Invokana

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Lawyer for families affected by Epilim highlights deadline for review evidence

The deadline for submitting evidence to the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety (IMMDS) Review is fast approaching, with the review team accepting evidence up until Wednesday 24th October 2018.

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Community group brings legal challenge against fracking decision

​A community group from Harthill in Yorkshire is bringing a legal challenge against the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government over a decision of the Planning Inspectorate which approved permission for exploratory drilling for prospective fracking.

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Lawyer for Ednan-Laperouse family calls for Natasha's Law over allergen labelling

A leading food safety lawyer representing the family of Natasha Ednan-Laperouse has joined calls for a Natasha's Law to force food companies to label foods containing allergens.

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Facebook in new massive data breach affecting 50 million users

Facebook have announced that an estimated 50 million user accounts were affected by a security breach that could allow attackers to take over the accounts.