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Irrational decision overturned after a range of failures by local authority
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2013

The High Court recently quashed South Tyneside council's setting of the level of fees payable to care homes in a critical and comprehensive decision

Patient matters rights of overstayers - Court of Appeal rules that local authority should provide support to overstayers with an outstanding application for leave to remain
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2010

The Court of Appeal has ruled, in the case of Birmingham City Council v Clue & Others 2010 EWCA Civ 460 on the approach that a local authority should adopt when an individual who is unlawfully in the UK seeks social services support from it

Seventh Circuit reinstates claim that jail food violated 8th Amendment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2012

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed in part a district court dismissal of claims that being fed nutriloaf in a county jail subjected an inmate to cruel and unusual punishment in violation of his Eighth Amendment rights

Contracting with public authorities: public or private law?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 27 2012

Two recent High Court cases illustrate the difficulties in determining when a party contracting with a public authority can pursue public law remedies

D.C. Circuit rules DEA's denial of petition to reschedule marijuana was not arbitrary and capricious
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Agency, No. 11-1265 (Jan. 22, 2013

Financial Institutions E-briefing: Personal Injury Bulletin: Costs and procedure - Patterson v Ministry of Defence
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2012

The issue in this case is whether non-freezing cold injury (NFCI) was to be defined as a disease or as an injury when considering success fees and the CPR 45

Ohio Supreme Court upholds the Controlling Board's Medicaid expansion
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court issued an important decision in the lawsuit that challenged the authority of the Ohio Controlling Board (Board) when the Court

Health legal update: care home fee challenges a clean sweep for providers
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2012

Following on from our e-briefing on 30 August 2012, R (On the application of the Members of the Committee of Care North East Newcastle) v Newcastle City Council 2012 EWHC 2655 (Admin) is the most recent case in which care home providers have asked the Court to consider whether a local authority has acted fairly when setting the rates that it is prepared to pay for care home placements

The perils of causation
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 29 2012

The Plaintiff was employed by the Defendant as a disability support worker

A look ahead to the 2017 Legislative Session
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • October 6 2016

With five weeks left before the November 8 election, the state's federal candidates and candidates for the 187 seats in the Connecticut General