Molesworths News Aug 2011
All the latest industry and legal news from your team at Molesworths.
Date online: 27/08/2011
The Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of a local authority to place a baby born in prison in care, after the behaviour of the mother was believed to have put the child’s life in danger.
Date online: 25/08/2011
A shopper who was injured at an outdoor market has secured £30,000 in compensation.The unnamed woman was passing a stall in the market when the accident happened. A large metal pole fell from the stall and hit her on the shoulder.
Date online: 23/08/2011
A balancing act is always necessary when a case heard by the courts is of interest to the public but where revealing the facts and identifying the parties involved would infringe their right to privacy.
Date online: 12/08/2011
Changes by HM Revenue and Customs to the disclosure requirements for executors have come into effect. These apply to deaths occurring from 1 March 2011.
Date online: 05/08/2011
The Court of Appeal has ruled that a man who suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in Spain is entitled to the same level of compensation that he would have received had the accident happened in the UK.
Date online: 01/08/2011
A shop worker who slipped and fell while reaching for a box has won compensation of £9,600.