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Settlement for victim of Asbestos poisoning which caused mesothelioma

Stephen Glynn has secured a settlement for a lady suffering from mesothelioma in the case of Anita Webber v. Department of Health QB March 2015. 

Anita Webber was 56 when she was diagnosed with terminal mesothelioma.  She was exposed to asbestos when…

Coroner makes prevention of future deaths report to Department of Health

On Thursday, 5 April 2012, Ronnie Gittens was taken by ambulance to St Thomas’ hospital in London Bridge suffering a psychotic breakdown and expressing dark thoughts about ending his life.  A psychiatrist assessed him as being “for admission”.  His home hospital was…

Chris Stephenson secures settlement for RTA victim

Chris Stephenson has secured a significant settlement at a joint settlement meeting for the victim of a tragic accident which had serious consequences for both the victim and the victim’s wife who witnessed the accident first hand.   Mr and Mrs F were…

Claire Harden secures conviction of serial rapist

Kwame Boayke was accused of raping and harassing 2 vulnerable women.  Mr Boayke befriended both women who were married and had children.  He pretended to be a Good Samaritan and offered to help each woman.  

However, he lured both women to…

Andrew Ritchie QC and Simon Brindle secure substantial settlement for tetrapelgic victim

DAVID HERBERT LINKSON

(A Protected Party, by his Litigation Friend, KARYN MARIE LINKSON)

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Appeal involving Denton guidelines resisted by William Dean

William Dean successfully resisted an appeal against a refusal to grant relief from sanctions in a case involving the guidance in Denton v. TH White Limited [2014] EWCA Civ 906.

The matter arose out of the Appellant’s failure to file an appeal…

Mother and lover found guilty of killing Ayesha Ali

Kiki Muddar, 43, and Polly Chowdhury, 35, have been found guilty of the manslaughter of 8 year old Ayesha Ali at the Old Bailey today.  The jury returned the majority verdict after deliberating for over 31 hours.

Ayesha was found with over…

Coroner returns narrative verdict at inquest into the death of Amy Bottomley

John Schmitt was appointed pro bono by the charity Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) to represent the family of Amy Bottomley at her inquest on 25th-26th February. Her family had serious concerns about the quality of care she had received at Scarborough…

Deaf conman jailed for 9 years for his part in a £900,000 benefit fraud

Shahab Reza, 52, has been sentenced to 9 years imprisonment following his part as the mastermind of a £900,000 fraud. 

The case involved a large, complex and sophisticated fraud upon the Department of Work and Pension’s Access to Work (AtW) Scheme.  This…

High Court rejects application for Foreign Travel Order to be quashed on judicial review

In R (on the application of Grant) v Kingston Crown Court (2015) the Claimant applied for judicial review of the respondent Crown Court’s decision to dismiss his appeal against a foreign travel order (FTO).

The Claimant, a UK national, was convicted in…

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