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Latest News

News Article
Man Holding Pacemaker
Product recall Product safety Personal injury

Lawyers investigate claims following further recall of ‘Assurity’ and ‘Endurity’ Abbott Laboratories pacemakers

A further product recall has been issued by Abbott Laboratories for its ‘Assurity’ and ‘Endurity’ pacemakers, informing clinicians that a manufacturing issue could cause harm to patients.

News Article
Heathrow Plane
Human rights Environment Carbon emissions

Climate charity files complaint against major airlines over 'misleading' environmental claims

Lawyers acting for climate charity Possible have filed formal complaints against both British Airways (BA) and Virgin Atlantic over their claims that they are reducing emissions from flights and the consequent harm to the climate, via increased efficiency, carbon offsets, and the use of alternative fuels.

News Article
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Group claims Employment

Legal action launched against BMW and Mercedes-owned company over alleged unlawful treatment of FREENOW private hire drivers

Law firm Leigh Day has launched a group legal claim against FREENOW, a ride hailing app owned by BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz Mobility, arguing that the company is treating its private hire drivers unlawfully.

Latest Blogs

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Rwanda Human rights abuses Supreme Court

Supreme Court rules on Rwanda policy

On 15 November the Supreme Court determined the Rwanda removals policy to be unlawful. The unanimous judgment of lords Reed and Lloyd-Jones (with whom lords Hodge, Briggs and Sales agreed) is remarkably clear, and relatively short.

Blog Post
Hospital Hallway
Medical negligence Patient safety

Patient Safety Incident Response Framework replaces Serious Incident Framework

Now that Autumn is upon us, the time has come for the NHS to move over to the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework. Medical negligence partner Kirsten Wall considers this new approach.

Blog Post
Medical Consultation
Medical negligence

Medico-legal Challenges in the Age of AI-assisted Radiology

Michael Roberts considers whether AI will deliver the accuracy needed for diagnosis in radiology.

Meet the press office team

Caroline Ivison

Caroline Ivison

Caroline is our head of media relations

Maxine (1)

Maxine Wolstenholme

Maxine works across all Leigh Day departments as a media relations manager

Anna Mauremootoo (1)

Anna Mauremootoo

Anna works across all of Leigh Day’s departments as a Media Relations Manager