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Linley Developments fined £200,000

This case involved the death of 28-year-old bricklayer who was fatally injured when an unstable retaining wall collapsed at a construction site in St…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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CAV Aerospace Ltd fined £1 Million

Paul Bowers, a 47-year old, was fatally injured when a pile of metal being delivered to his workplace at Cambridge Airport toppled onto him.

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Proposed HSWA Self Employed Exemption Amended

In Summer 2014 the HSE sought views on their proposal to exempt certain self-employed persons from Section 3(2) of the Health & Safety at Work etc.…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Do you need a motive for dishonesty?

A review of Alam v General Medical Council in which a doctor faced allegations of dishonestly providing false documentation.

John Mitchell
John Mitchell Consultant

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First corporate manslaughter prosecution of a Care Home and an NHS Trust

Three care home bosses face charges of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of an 86 year old woman just days after she left a Nottingham…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Cap on Magistrates' Courts sentencing powers lifted

In 2015, section 85 of LASPO came into force which has the effect of increasing the maximum level of fine to Magistrates’ Courts to an unlimited…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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Corporate manslaughter – an update

The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act came into force on 8 April 2008, which simplified the path to successful prosecution of a…

Crispin Kenyon
Crispin Kenyon Partner

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What evidence should we disclose to the Coroner?

Readers involved with the marshalling of evidence for inquests will be aware of the difficult judgments that this can involve.

David Lewis
David Lewis Senior Partner

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