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Compensation paid to prisoner for religious discrimination
A prisoner has been paid compensation after being unable to fully practise his religion while in prison.
Retired teacher to face magistrates over sexual abuse at school charges
A retired teacher is due to appear before magistrates today on charges that he indecently assaulted boys at Oakwood Preparatory School, Chichester and Salisbury Cathedral School.
The Wildlife Trusts challenge ‘unlawful’ go-ahead for bee killer pesticide on sugar beet
The Wildlife Trusts send legal letter to the Government questioning use of pesticide banned for use outdoors in Europe because of the risk it poses to bees
Conclusion of inquest into death of Philippa Day
A coroner has delivered a damning indictment of systemic problems at the Department of Work and Pensions that contributed to the decision of Philippa Day to take an overdose that led to her death.
Residents’ legal challenge to South Oxfordshire Local Plan decision
Residents issue legal claim over plans for hugely controversial development, adopted under pressure from government minister
Family of former boiler-maker receive compensation following mother’s diagnosis with mesothelioma
The family of a woman whose son worked as a boiler-maker at a factory in Kent in the late 1970s and early 1980s, has received compensation following her death from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma.
Seven-figure settlement for brain injury cyclist
A cyclist who sustained a severe brain injury in a road traffic collision receives a seven-figure compensation payment
Working mum wins claim challenging rule for Universal Credit parents to pay childcare costs upfront
Single mum Nichola Salvato has won her legal case regarding the requirement to provide proof of payment to obtain Universal Credit childcare payments.
Serious data breach of patient information suffered by Transform Hospital Group
Data protection lawyers warn that data breach at private hospital group could lead to compensation claims for those affected
Legal claim by more than 2,500 Zambian villagers in a case against Vedanta Resources Limited
Villagers, represented by Leigh Day solicitors, and Vedanta Resources Ltd issued a joint statement today, Monday 18 January 2021
Disabled shopper asserts his right to enter supermarkets without wearing a mask
A disabled shopper who was refused service and expelled from his local Morrisons store because his wasn’t wearing a mask wants others to be aware of their legal rights.
Modern slavery ring victims start legal case against Biffa, Smart Solutions and FS Commercial
Victims of what has been described as the ‘largest-ever modern slavery ring uncovered in the UK’ have launched a legal case against Biffa Waste Services Limited, Smart Solutions and FS Commercial.