Practice Notes: Health & Safety

Brazilian law requires lifeguards at Olympic pool

Presence of unexpected guests sparks humorous reaction on socia

10 Aug 2016

High Court tells NHS it can fund ‘game changing’ HIV drug

HIV campaigners fear appeal will delay introduction of ne

02 Aug 2016

Hurdles for PTSD claims against the MoD

Following publication of the Chilcot report, Ahmed Al-Nahhas considers the ministry's failure to follow guidelines during the Iraq war and the potentia

25 Jul 2016

A new ERRA of realism in workplace claims

Steven Conway examines the recent decision in Cruz v Chief Constable of Lancashire, which represents the end for strict liability and the start of a new ag

04 Jul 2016

Coroners’ inquests: Defining the inquisition

Despite not being a court of remedy, the inquest can be a valuable tool to provide a form of redress for bereaved families, writes Davi

13 Jun 2016

The shape of future health and safety fines

The £1m fine recently imposed on an SME is a clear signal that the objectives of sentencing for H&S offences must be fulfilled, whatever the size

13 Jun 2016

Determining an employer’s liability for injury

Vijay Ganapathy considers the implications of decisions in Cox and Greenway for future cases involving vicarious liability and actionabl

24 May 2016

Draconian law cheats Hillsborough families out of compensation

Urgent law review needed to reflect modern society, sa

20 May 2016

Irwin Mitchell calls for stricter inspections of faulty non-food items

Defects in children's toys and clothing most common recalls, finds rapid aler

27 Apr 2016

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