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Suicideunlawful killing: to be decided on the balance of probabilities?
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2018

The question of whether a coroner’s verdict of suicideunlawful killing may be decided on the civil burden of proof has been considered by the High

A new standard of proof for a conclusion of suicide
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2018

A decision from the High Court late last week has changed the standard of proof in Coroners' inquests from the criminal down to the civil standard. R

Suicide and the Workplace
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2018

In the last month, two celebrities took their lives, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. To be more specific, they committed suicide.

Health Alert 23 October 2017
  • DLA Piper
  • USA, Australia
  • October 23 2017

Non-inquest finding into the death of ALJW - Coroner Spanos made a number of recommendations for the Royal Children's Hospital and Royal Melbourne

Hiring Teenagers This Summer? Here are 3 Key Considerations
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

School's out for the summer. If you do business in recreation, restaurants, or retail, chances are you will be employing teen workers this season. So

Sentencing: HMA v Lanarkshire Health Board
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2016

A fine of £60,000 has been imposed on Lanarkshire Health Board after the board pled guilty to breaching health and safety legislation following the

What Duties Does a UK Employer Have in the Age of Rising Suicides?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2016

In 2012, the UK Government published a strategy entitled "Preventing Suicide in England: A cross-governmental outcomes strategy to save lives", and

FDA Is Looking at the Money Trail: Agency Describes Potential Investigator Bias Based in Part on Industry Payments
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • September 19 2016

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a briefing document in advance of a joint advisory committee meeting held on Wednesday

Health Alert (Australia) 18 July 2016
  • DLA Piper
  • Australia
  • July 18 2016

Mr Noakes was a 43 year old with a longitudinal mental health history. He had been diagnosed with a major depressive illness and had indicated on

When is Aberrant Workplace Behavior Sufficient to Justify Termination?
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

Aberrant workplace behavior caused by stress or a psychological condition is not uncommon. However, such behavior can also cause employers to become