DATA PROTECTION AND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS: IMPORTANT COURT OF APPEAL DECISION – Kerry Underwood
— Read on kerryunderwood.wordpress.com/2020/08/07/data-protection-and-legal-proceedings-important-court-of-appeal-decision/amp/
Occupational risk factors – ERS
— Read on www.erswhitebook.org/chapters/occupational-risk-factors/
In Pegg v Webb & Anor  EWHC 2095 (QB) tMr Justice Spencer overturned a finding of a trial judge that a claimant had not been fundamentally dishonest. The claimant had been dishonest in the failures to give full disclosure to the medical expert. “In my judgment, on the basis of the above, no…
— Read on www.civillitigationbrief.com/2020/07/31/high-court-judge-overturns-finding-that-there-was-no-fundamental-dishonesty-claimant-has-to-pay-defendants-costs/
Settlement structure almost unheard-of in libel actions Jane Heybroek, left, and a recent tweet by Rachel Riley Labour-supporting immigration barrister Jane Heybroek has won a stunning victory against television personalities Rachel Riley and Tracy-Ann Oberman. The pair have withdrawn their attempt to sue Ms Heybroek for retweeting an article by Jewish commentator Shaun Lawson -…
— Read on skwawkbox.org/2020/07/29/breaking-stunning-victory-for-heybroek-against-riley-oberman-as-they-withdraw-libel-claim-and-contribute-toward-her-costs/
The virus responsible for COVID-19 has been detected in a pet cat in the UK.
— Read on www.gov.uk/government/news/covid-19-confirmed-in-pet-cat-in-the-uk
Venezuela to challenge UK’s ruling that denies access to its gold stored in Bank of England vaults
— Read on www.rt.com/business/495838-venezuela-appeal-decision-gold/amp/
The ‘Ogden’ tables help actuaries, lawyers and others calculate the lump sum compensation due in personal injury and fatal accident cases.
— Read on www.gov.uk/government/publications/ogden-tables-actuarial-compensation-tables-for-injury-and-death
Rishi Sunak was spotted wearing one in Pret – but experts caution against this type of mask.
— Read on www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/amp/entry/mask-with-valve_uk_5f1009f8c5b6cec246be6040/
Almost 870 new cases were registered with the ICC International Court of Arbitration last year.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/international-arbitrators-enjoy-growing-caseload-/5105034.article
Cumberlege review: The patients who fought for answers
— Read on www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-53266057
This guidance will help solicitors assess whether clients have mental capacity to instruct them.
— Read on www.lawsociety.org.uk/topics/client-care/working-with-clients-who-may-lack-mental-capacity
The implications of silent transmission for the control of COVID-19 outbreaks | PNAS
— Read on www.pnas.org/content/early/2020/07/02/2008373117
This narrative review discusses what is currently known about the pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, management, prognosis, and prevention of coronavirus
— Read on jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2768391
his long time colleague and Chief Adviser to the Prime Minister who works in the Cabinet Office (Mr Dominic Cummings)
— Read on www.crowdjustice.com/case/a-river-to-my-people/
Italian researchers tracked 143 people who had been hospitalised with the disease. Only 12.6 per cent were completely free of any Covid-19-related symptom 60 days after they first became unwell.
— Read on www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8509869/amp/Almost-90-Covid-19-survivors-symptoms-fatigue-TWO-MONTHS-recover.html
Holt v Holley & Steer Solicitors (a firm)  EWCA Civ 851
— Read on www.civillitigationbrief.com/2020/07/07/claim-against-solicitors-was-statute-barred-that-six-year-limitation-period-may-not-always-start-when-you-think/
Some interesting points as to the validity of the service of the claim form were raised by the defendant in Bec Construction -v- Melt Hythe Limited  EWHC 970 TCC. The defendant’s arguments were, however, to no avail. Mrs Justice Cockerill held that the proceedings had been validly served when left with a receptionist at…
— Read on www.civillitigationbrief.com/2020/07/06/service-of-claim-form-valid-when-left-with-receptionist-a-cavity-in-the-defendants-submissions/
Dolan & Ors v Secretary of State for Health And Social Care & Anor  EWHC 1786 (Admin) (06 July 2020)
— Read on www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2020/1786.html
LFF speaks to Ife Thompson, the non-practicing barrister who founded Black Protest Legal Support amid the Black Lives Matter movement.
— Read on leftfootforward.org/2020/07/this-25-year-old-activist-is-changing-how-protests-are-monitored-in-the-uk/
A solicitor who served proceedings on a council by post two days after lockdown had gone into effect showed “poor judgement”, a High Court judge has ruled.
— Read on www.litigationfutures.com/news/solicitor-should-not-have-served-claim-by-post-after-lockdown
Exclusive: figures show Britain second only to Spain among major European countries
— Read on amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/28/covid-19-risk-of-death-in-uk-care-homes-13-times-higher-than-in-germany
United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379 – Wikipedia
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This resolution was subsequently revoked
Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Evidence Aid Evidence Aid
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Coronavirus Cannot Stop Britain’s War in Yemen
— Read on www.stopwar.org.uk/index.php/news-comment/3666-coronavirus-cannot-stop-britain-s-war-in-yemen
UK Involvement in the War in Yemen
— Read on www.stopwar.org.uk/index.php/news-comment/2878-the-uk-s-bloody-role-in-the-war-in-yemen
New Deadly Exchange report massive US-Israeli police training programs
— Read on jewishvoiceforpeace.org/deadlyexchangereport/amp/
Pancreatic cancer – The Lancet
— Read on www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)30974-0/fulltext
Professor Trish Greenhalgh says court is a risky place for transmission of Covid-19.
— Read on www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/top-health-expert-calls-for-face-masks-in-court/5104763.article