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New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents
The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…
Burden of proof in Occupiers’ Liability Act claims
The council was not liable for an accident at its swimming pool when the claimant was unable to provide any evidence as to the cause of her fall.
Athens Convention: Passenger injury claims in International Waters
When a passenger is injured in international waters, who bears the burden of proof and when might a prima facie case of negligence arise and be…