Anyone engaged in aggregating valuable personal data from the Internet will have to sit up and take notice after the Court of Appeal paved the way for a consumer rights campaigner to sue Google on behalf of more than four million Apple iPhone users.
Customer safety is a responsibility of any company that provide a public service. The Court of Appeal heard a case relating to an accident on a railway and deemed that safety standards should be reasonable and attainable.
If your neighbours actions cause your business to be disadvantaged as in the following case of a funeral directors whose business was flooded several times in the previous six years, due to water diversion on their neighbour’s land next door, you may be entitled to compensation.
We live in a society where freedom of speech is important to the media which it believes enables it to report events that could be regarded as in the public interest, however should that override a person’s right to privacy?
A homeowner thought he had a claim for £800,000 in damages from his neighbour, but lost his claim for falling foul of the strict time limits that litters the legal system, thereby highlighting the need for caution and good legal advice.
Residents of flats can find themselves subject to anti-social behaviour in many aspects but the following case focuses on the nuisance of noise. The volume was so excessive a judge awarded significant monies in recompense to the sufferer.
Getting paid for work undertaken and completed for a firm of architects who sought to recover £25,000 for work designing a social housing project proved to be impossible due to the time lapse involved.