Molesworths News May - Jun 2012
All the latest industry and legal news from your team at Molesworths.
Date online: 15/06/2012
A welder who suffered permanent damage to his hearing as a result of working in a noisy environment has won an out of court settlement of £12,000 from his former employer.
Date online: 01/06/2012
Local Rochdale victims of asbestos related diseases are now able to join thousands of other sufferers in claiming compensation after a landmark court ruling.
Date online: 28/05/2012
One of the most common myths in English law is that there is such a thing as a ‘common law marriage’. It simply doesn’t exist and this misapprehension has led the Law Commission to suggest proposals giving additional rights to cohabiting couples.
Date online: 23/05/2012
Arrangements over the custody of children (called residence arrangements by lawyers) after the breakdown of a relationship are usually best decided without the intervention of the court.
Date online: 17/05/2012
A former tenant has failed in a claim for damages over and above the return of his deposit, in a ruling that has demonstrated the limitations placed on tenants’ rights under Section 214 of the Housing Act 2004.
Date online: 12/05/2012
Having rejected the findings of a report it commissioned into the parenting of children after divorce, the Government has thrown into doubt the whole area of how this issue will be dealt with in future.