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personal injury Sadie Salt food safety Product safety inquest

Jury likely to consider food safety guidance and first-aid training at nursery where Sadie Salt, aged two, choked on sausage

The nursery where two-year-old Sadie Salt is believed to have choked to death on a sausage was not aware of any guidance in relation to food provision or choking hazards, the coroner leading the inquiry was told.

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Sadie Salt Personal injury Product safety Inquests

Pre inquest review into the death of two-year-old Sadie Salt

Leigh Day Partners Thomas Jervis and Jill Paterson are representing the bereaved Family of two-year-old Sadie Salt who died on Saturday 14 November 2020.

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Friends of the Earth legal challenge to Government’s Net Zero Strategy and Heating and Buildings Strategy

Environmental campaign group Friends of the Earth (FoE) has issued a legal challenge to the Government’s Net Zero Strategy (NZS) and Heating and Buildings Strategy (HBS) just months after the Glasgow Climate Conference.

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Windrush legal experts host ‘Stay put: this is your home’ event in Croydon

Windrush legal experts will be in Croydon on Saturday 22 January 2022, to host a celebration of Afro-Caribbean heritage and meet anyone who has been affected by the Home Office deportation scandal who would like some help and guidance.

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Asbestos claims mesothelioma Industrial disease Personal injury asbestos

Did you work for Swallow Raincoats, Van Ritchie or Brook Martine & Co?

A 74-year-old woman from Dudley who worked as a sewing machinist in the West Midlands area is appealing for help from her old workmates after she was diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer, Mesothelioma.

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Recall of hip replacement Profemur Neck Long Titanium component

Lawyers are investigating possible claims over the recall of a hip replacement component following reports of fractures. 

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Medical negligence Clinical negligence NHS

Mother receives apology from Barts Health NHS Trust after stillbirth of her first child

A mother in North London whose first child was stillborn has received compensation and an apology from Barts Health NHS Trust.

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Human rights abuses Abuse claims

Lambeth Redress Scheme provides lessons for other local authorities, say abuse claims lawyers

The Lambeth Redress Scheme provides lessons for other local authorities looking for a way to face up to a history of abuse in their children’s homes and foster care, say specialist abuse lawyers who secured more than £1.5 million for survivors of abuse at Lambeth homes including Shirley Oaks.