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Product safety Consumer law

Newsnight investigation raises questions about the safety of medical device clinical trials

A medical device lawyer has said that serious questions need to be asked about the safety of clinical trials sponsored by large pharmaceutical companies following an investigation by BBC Newsnight which highlighted alleged manipulations of the results.

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Abuse claims Human rights abuses

Lawyer welcomes verdict as doctor is found guilty of 23 sexual assaults

Leading healthcare lawyer welcomes guilty verdict of East End doctor found to have assaulted 23 women

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Human rights Judicial review

Court to hear appeal to Department for International Trade's refusal to disclose Brexit trade papers

The First tier-tribunal will hear a case brought by Brendan Montague, on behalf of Global Justice Now, appealing the decision of the Information Commissioner to uphold a refusal by the Department of International Trade to disclose information relating to post-Brexit trade negotiations, requested under the Freedom of Information Act.

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Human rights Inquests

Coroner concludes neglect following inquest of John Ashley

A coroner has concluded today that the death of Worthing man John Ashley was contributed to by neglect.

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Asbestos and mesothelioma Asbestos claims

Widow of mesothelioma sufferer exposed to asbestos at William Penn School secures compensation

The widow of a man who was exposed to asbestos while working on the construction of a school in East Dulwich has secured compensation from his employers.

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Royal Courts Of Justice
Human rights Judicial review

Thanet resident challenges review of stroke services in Kent

A 59-year-old resident from Thanet is challenging a series of decisions made by the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups (JCCCG) for the Review of Urgent Stroke Services in Kent and Medway to reduce stroke services in Kent.

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Human rights Abuse claims Human rights abuses

Former Housemaster at Royal Alexandra and Albert School jailed for seven years

A former housemaster at the Royal Alexandra and Albert School has been jailed for seven years for sexual assaults on children between the 1970s through to 1990s.

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Product safety Consumer law

Trial begins in High Court following Volkswagen emissions scandal

A two week trial against Volkswagen over allegations of emission cheat devices being attached to Volkswagen cars purchased in the UK will begin on Monday 2 December 2019 in the High Court, in London.

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Royal Courts Of Justice
Human rights Judicial review

Court of Appeal to hear Universal Credit claims

The Court of Appeal will next week hear two appeals brought by the government against Universal Credit claimants with severe disabilities. Two men, known as TP and AR have fought for years against the Universal Credit system which left them worse off when they moved local authority area.

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Human rights

Family of Lauren Lelonek welcome recognition of failures by school and police

The family of Lauren Lelonek have welcomed the school and the police's recognition that there were failures to protect Lauren from bullying and harassment, three years after her death.

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Food safety Consumer law Product safety

Lawyer welcomes fine after restaurant allergy reaction

The lawyer for a teenager who nearly died after being served food containing peanuts at a restaurant in Tynemouth, near Newcastle has welcomed a fine imposed by the Courts on the owners of Gulshan Indian Kitchen, Grill & Cocktail Bar.

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Birthrights challenges government's decision not to publish maternity care report

Birthrights are challenging NHS England's decision not to publish a report on maternity care, known as the MBRRACE report, until after the election.