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IMMUNOTHERAPY COSTS: FINDING THE RIGHT REMEDY IN MEDICINE AND LAW?

By |September 11th, 2018|Case Notes, Employment|

The proposition that a defendant or insurer liable for terminal illness should pay reasonable treatment costs which have a prospect of improving the victim’s length or quality of life would appear to be an unlikely source of controversy.  However, it is a testament to the enduring ability of mesothelioma claims to create forensic controversy that [...]

Supermarket Mental Patient!

By |September 26th, 2013|Case Notes, Employment|

Case Background Today’s press coverage of a well known supermarket selling a costume of a blood soaked mad man and labelling it a "mental patient" is a good example of the difficulties businesses face when dealing with mental health. Mental health problems still carry stigma and businesses find it increasingly difficult to know how to [...]

Mrs Harrison v St Helens Borough Council

By |September 24th, 2013|Case Notes, Employment|

Case Background The Claimant was employed as a Curriculum and Support Manager in the 14-19 team of the Children and Young People’s services department (CYPS). She commenced a period of maternity leave and was still on maternity leave when she was dismissed the following year. Whilst the Claimant was on maternity leave the Respondent re-structured [...]