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Crackdown on faking illness for compensation

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Tour operators have taken action against tourists who make fraudulent food poisoning claims abroad. Tour operators have taken action against tourists who make fraudulent food poisoning claims abroad. The actions include banning British tourists from all-inclusive holidays or dramatically increasing the prices by 15%. More …

What can you do if your flight is delayed?

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What compensation are you entitled to if your flight is delayed because of a cancelled flight? Our expert explains. More …

Table tennis tumble

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Our client broke his hip while playing table tennis due to a gap in the floor whilst on a package holiday. More …

What are the ethical and legal implications of driverless cars and autonomous vehicular technology?

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Driverless cars are the future and the Government is preparing for the regulatory challenges ahead. Our expert Oliver Jeffcott explores the ethical and legal implications of driverless vehicles. More …

The costs conundrum: Access to justice but at what price?

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Elizabeth O'Mahony discusses the costs of getting access to justice in PI Brief Update. More …

Smile4Wessex funds new 3D technology at Southampton General Hospital

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Smile 4 Wessex has agreed to fund the purchase of a 3D endoscope for Southampton General Hospital. More …

Survivors of abuse deserve access to the right support to start their journey of recovery

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A jury found 75-year-old Colin Dennis Davis guilty of 30 of the 49 offences he was accused of that involved boys between 11 and 18 years old who lived at the former Salerno Road children’s home in Southampton. More …

Libel versus Limbs

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Jack Monroe was recently awarded damages because of tweets posted by Katie Hopkins in a libel case. Our experts look at the case and compare the damages awarded to someone who has a personal injury claim. More …

Social media and technology companies face sanctions unless they do more to curb cyberbullying, sexting and trolling

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Ministers are to summon Facebook, Twitter, Apple and others to Whitehall, to demand that they develop new technological solutions similar to those used to thwart paedophiles and terrorists to prevent trolling, cyber bullying and sexting. More …

New MIB agreements announced

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The MIB have now published a new Untraced Drivers Agreement for England, Scotland and Wales which is due to come into force on the 1st March 2017. This replaces the old 2003 Agreement and the five supplementary Untraced Drivers' Agreements that amended it. The new Agreement applies to accidents that occur on or after the 1st March 2017. More …