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2014 News

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Government makes Access to Work Scheme guidance public following challenge by law firm

DWP publishes document detailing criteria following Leigh Day claim of 'unlawful' practice

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Sick Mother In Hospital Bed

Woman's life-long medical complications and traumatic birth caused by failure of care at St George's Hospital

Read a medical negligence case in which a woman receives a settlement from St George’s Hospital after they admit liability for birth trauma. Find out more.

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UK High Court sets the stage for large number of failed metal-on-metal hip claims against Zimmer

The High Court has granted a Group Litigation Order (GLO) to manage a large number of claims against Zimmer concerning failures of one of their metal-on-metal hip systems.

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Listen to our podcast on "Land grabs, human rights, and the UK"

As part of a programme of events organised by the Law Society to mark this year's Human Rights Day, on Monday 8 December Leigh Day held an evening of discussion on “land grabs”, human rights, and the UK

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Child left with liver damage after E.coli infection

Food safety lawyer calls for urgent investigation into rare E.coli O55 outbreak

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Compensation awarded to parents after death of newborn daughter

Baby girl died eight hours after being born by emergency caesarean section

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Sports Direct agree major changes for zero hours staff following legal battle

Sports Direct agree to major changes in their recruitment and policy practices for zero hours staff

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Coroner expresses concern after man dies after being impaled on an Arjo Encore hoist

Coroner to issue Regulation 28 report after accidental death verdict

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Beko plc fined £76,660 after pleading guilty to a charge relating to the safety of consumer goods

A Watford Magistrates Court hearing involving electrical goods manufacturer Beko ends with a guilty plea

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Landmark judgment in Jack Straw Libyan rendition case

Court of Appeal rule former foreign secretary Jack Straw and a senior MI6 officer, should face English Courts over Libyan rendition charges

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Lawyers announce over 19,000 enquiries following ASDA equal pay legal case launched

Investigations revealed that employees in Asda owned distribution centres are paid more than supermarket employees

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Settlement following negligent episiotomy

A woman has received compensation after being injured during the birth of her child