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Data breach by Stor-a-File affecting Lister Fertility Clinic, Marie Stopes and British Pregnancy Advisory Service
Leading data breach lawyers say that this month’s announcement by Stor-a-File, the document management firm, that data it held electronically for 13 organisations, had been hacked is likely to lead to substantial claims for compensation by those affected.
Families question delay to Gosport War Memorial Hospital deaths inquests
Lawyers representing families whose loved ones died at Gosport War Memorial Hospital have written to the Hampshire Coroner to question why inquests have been delayed until after the conclusion of a separate police investigation, Operation Magenta.
Disabled student challenges Universal Credit 2020 regulations that bar benefit claims
A disabled student will have a judicial review hearing on 23 and 24 November 2021 to challenge a change in regulations that prevent him and thousands of other disabled students from claiming universal credit while in further education.
Legal challenge to Priti Patel’s policy of sending small boats in Channel back to France
Campaign group Freedom from Torture (FfT) has launched a legal challenge to the Home Secretary Priti Patel’s policy of turning around small boats and diverting them back into French territorial waters.
Police translation services whistleblower wins appeal against employment tribunal ruling
An appeal court has ruled that an employment tribunal must look again at the case of a Yorkshire police forces whistleblower who claimed she was treated badly because she raised concerns about the way interpreter services were being procured.
Compensation paid to a former prisoner for gender reassignment discrimination
A transgender woman has received compensation from the Ministry of Justice following a prison’s failure to accommodate her transgender needs.
Greek authorities urged to review the criminal case against search and rescue volunteer
The criminal case against search and rescue volunteer Seán Binder, brought by the Greek authorities, breaches international human rights law, according to a legal opinion commissioned by law firm Leigh Day.
Court of Appeal hearing for climate campaigner battling development of Surrey oil wells
A climate campaigner fighting to prevent the drilling of new oil wells at Horse Hill in Surrey has a hearing at the Court of Appeal on Tuesday, 16 November and Wednesday, 17 November.
Solicitor for the family of Evan Nathan Smith hopes sickle cell report will improve patient care
The solicitor who represents the family of Evan Nathan Smith, who died following a sickle cell crisis, has welcomed a report which lays bare the failings in care and negative attitudes faced by patients with the disease.
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust settlement for family of disabled woman aged 20
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has agreed a settlement with a mother acting on behalf of the estate of her 20-year-old daughter who died following mistreatment of a blocked shunt.
Dudley widow appeals for help from workers at Alcan Industries and Trist Draper
The widow of a Dudley man who died from asbestos related cancer, mesothelioma, is appealing for help from his former colleagues.