Animal owners have the responsibility to ensure their animals do not pose a danger to the public. In the following case heard by the Court of Appeal, a bullock who caused a car accident left the farmer who had not done anything inherently wrong, still legally liable to pay compensation.
The amount of money awarded in some clinical negligence claims can seem disproportionate to most people, but the following High Court case dispels this theory by demonstrating that people are living longer and care costs are ever rising.
In the following case, a medical company were trying to resolve a multi-million-pound claim for more than 700 operations that were completed by a breast surgeon and later deemed to be unnecessary, medically negligent or wholly inappropriate.
The Court of Appeal heard a case where a steel manufacturer had been fine £1,985,000 for breeches in Health and Safety. These fines are intended as a warning to others that the matter was taken seriously.