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Have You Been Defamed on the Internet? See a Lawyer Today!

<p><img alt=”Smartphone social media apps” src=”https://s3-eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/legalrss-production/assets/3432/small/apps-blur-button-close-up-267350.jpg?1574839851″ style=”border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:right; margin:2px 5px” />The internet unfortunately provides an opportunity for wide publication of defamatory statements at the click of a button. However, a High Court case strikingly showed that the law can move fast to protect reputations and put a stop to such activities.</p> <p>The case concerned… Read more »

Made Redundant Without Consultation? You Could Be Due Compensation!

<p><img alt=”Dresser” src=”https://s3-eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/legalrss-production/assets/3434/small/lena-de-fanti-QWuTMmPojHA-unsplash.jpg?1575163328″ style=”border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:left; margin:2px 7px” />Companies facing financial difficulties sadly often collapse with little notice, leaving their hard-working employees bereft. As an Employment Tribunal (ET) decision showed, however, those affected are not without legal redress and can win compensation if they have been made redundant without consultation.</p> <p>The case concerned a long-established… Read more »

Family of ‘Falsely Imprisoned’ Hospital Patient Win Substantial Damages

<p>Keeping patients in hospital against their will can amount to false imprisonment. In a shocking case on point, an NHS trust was ordered to pay substantial damages to the loved ones of a pensioner whose wish to go home was for months high-handedly disregarded by hospital staff.</p> <p><img alt=”Medical professional” src=”https://s3-eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/legalrss-production/assets/3441/small/female-medical-professional-holds-clipboard-in-hospital-room.jpg?1575601001″ style=”border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:right; margin:2px… Read more »

Getting Divorced? Skimping on Legal Advice Can Come Back to Bite You!

<p>Getting divorced without taking legal advice is a high-risk strategy and can come back to bite you years after the event. A na&iuml;ve husband found that out to his cost after falling victim to a series of frauds perpetrated by his ex-wife.</p> <p><img alt=”Mansion” src=”https://s3-eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/legalrss-production/assets/1016/small/SAM_0547.JPG?1330344719″ style=”border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:right; margin:2px 5px” />Following their separation at the… Read more »

Employee Unfairly Sacked for Alleged Expenses Fraud Secures Compensation

<p>Workplace disciplinary proceedings must always be thorough and fair, but that is all the more the case where an employee is accused of dishonesty. An Employment Tribunal (ET) succinctly made that point in awarding substantial damages to an employee who was accused of making a fraudulent expenses claim.</p> <p><img alt=”Gastropub” src=”https://s3-eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/legalrss-production/assets/1334/small/SAM_0860.JPG?1347283492″ style=”border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:right; margin:2px… Read more »

Stables Worker Injured By Spooked Horse Wins Substantial Damages

<p><img alt=”Horse” src=”https://s3-eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/legalrss-production/assets/3373/small/animal-cavalry-close-up-510104.jpg?1572191909″ style=”border-style:solid; border-width:0px; float:right; margin:2px 5px” />If you are injured at work due to your employer&rsquo;s failure to keep you reasonably safe, you should seek legal advice straight away. A livery stables worker who did just that after she was injured by a spooked horse won more than &pound;90,000 in damages.</p> <p>The experienced… Read more »