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Product safety Cycling

Canyon road bike handlebar failure prompts stop ride alert

Bike manufacturer Canyon has issued a notice to stop the use of its new Aeroad CFR and CF SLX road bikes following a high-profile failure of handlebars during a Belgian road race.

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Consumer law Football Brain injury

Parliamentary inquiry into link between sport and long-term brain injury

A Parliamentary inquiry into the link between sport and long-term brain injury will begin gathering evidence next week.

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Human rights Coronavirus Covid-19

Baroness Dame Joan Bakewell continues to seek response to questions over Pfizer vaccine dose delays

Baroness Dame Joan Bakewell and Dr Michael Markiewicz continue to seek meaningful Government response to questions on Pfizer vaccine dose delays

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Product liability Emissions Emissions claims Consumer law

Leigh Day emissions claims against motor manufacturers expanded to include Vauxhall

Leigh Day law firm has stepped up its legal claims campaign against motor manufacturers accused of fitting vehicles with devices to cheat emissions tests.

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asbestos Asbestos and mesothelioma mesothelioma

Family of former Sheffield Council joiner appeal for information following asbestos-related death

The family of Peter Wragg, a former joiner from Sheffield who died of mesothelioma, are hoping former colleagues will come forward with information.

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abuse child abuse Abuse claims Human rights abuses

Retired Malsis School teacher due in court on sex abuse charges

A former teacher at Malsis School in North Yorkshire is due to appear in court charged with 42 child sex abuse charges against 20 pupils.

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Human rights Judicial review Cycling

Cycling UK issues legal challenge to removal of pandemic pop-up cycle lane

Cycling UK has issued a legal case to challenge the removal of a cycle lane that was installed to encourage active travel during the first UK lockdown in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Addison Lee Gig Economy Employment

New hope for Addison Lee drivers after Supreme Court judgment in Uber claim

Here, former Addison Lee Driver David Bollard*, explains why he joined the workers’ right claim against the private hire company.

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Stuart Couriers Gig Economy Employment

New hope for Gateshead courier after Uber drivers’ Supreme Court win

A courier from Gateshead is one of thousands of people working in the gig economy likely to be impacted by the Supreme Court’s ruling that Uber drivers should be classed as workers.

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Gig Economy Uber Addison Lee Stuart Couriers

People working in the gig economy speak out after Uber drivers’ Supreme Court win

Thousands of people working in the gig economy are likely to be impacted by the Supreme Court’s ruling that Uber drivers should be classed as workers. 

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Uber South Africa Gig Economy Employment rights

Prominent Human Rights Lawyers Launch Class Action for South African Uber drivers

Leigh Day is assisting South African based MBM law in a class action against Uber in South Africa

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Chicken Nuggets
Product safety Consumer law Food safety

Food safety lawyers call for urgent inquiry into contaminated chicken from Poland

Food safety lawyers have called for an urgent inquiry following reports that over the past year as many as five people may have died and hundreds injured after eating contaminated chicken from Poland.