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Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

Weightmans boosts risk and compliance offering with new consultant

National law firm Weightmans has appointed leading Risk and Compliance expert Andrea Cohen as Consultant to Weightmans Compli...

Andrea Cohen
Andrea Cohen Consultant

New ruling on the service failure test in clinical cases

Healthcare Regulatory Partner Simon Turner examines Weightmans’ recent Court of Appeal case striking down the test applied by the Health Service…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

Focus on… Section 7 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974

Employers may at times feel as though the duty for safeguarding an individual’s health and safety lies solely with them. This is not always the case…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

Weightmans lawyer elected Vice President of Manchester Law Society

Michelle Garlick, Partner at national law firm Weightmans has been elected Vice President of the Manchester Law Society.

Trust fined £330,000 for falls deaths

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust received fines in respect of five breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Act.

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior partner

Drayton Manor incident - comments from Weightmans Health and Safety expert

An investigation is underway after a young girl died after falling from a ride at a Staffordshire theme park.

The Chief Coroner’s report to the Lord Chancellor (2015/2016)

Executive summary The outgoing Chief Coroner, Judge Peter Thornton QC, published his annual report to the Lord Chancellor on 15 July 2016.

Root cause analysis investigation reports

A root cause analysis investigation is an investigation undertaken to establish the originating causes which have led to a death or an avoidable…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner

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