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Acoustic Shock: Royal Opera House loses appeal against landmark decision

United Kingdom - May 3 2019 In 2018, inan unprecedented High Court judgment, a musician successfully claimed damages from his employers in respect of irreversible hearing loss...

Legionella: do your staff understand the risks?

United Kingdom - August 10 2018 BUPA Care Homes (BNH) Ltd was recently fined £3 million plus with an order to pay £151,482 costs following the death of a patient who contracted...

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Inquests: a new standard of proof for suicides

United Kingdom - August 6 2018 The recent judgment in R (on the application of Thomas Maughan) v Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire 2018 EWHC 1955 (Admin) held that suicide in...

Police commissioner owed no duty of care to officers when conducting litigation

United Kingdom - August 2 2018 The Supreme Court handed down its judgment in James-Bowen and others v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis on Wednesday last week. It found that...

Court of Appeal gives new guidance on parent company liability

United Kingdom - July 20 2018 A parent company and its subsidiary are separate in the eyes of the law, with separate legal liability for their acts and omissions...