Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.
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…
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…
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.
A lesson for unsuspecting Company Officers – recent SFO successes and what they mean for Company Officers
Criminal law and practice is evolving at a fast pace in the areas of economic crime, and area that includes fraud, bribery and corruption. As a result…
Coroners' forms and investigation process explained
What coroners' forms are available, how do they fit into to the whole process, what is their purpose, who receives them and why?