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What do I do if I receive negligent advice on my compromise agreement?

February 11, 2013

Compromise agreements are an essential element of employment law – they allow the settlement of potential employment disputes either prior to or during litigation and therefore reduce the costs of litigation, the stress of Employment Tribunal proceedings, and allow both the employer and the employee to limit their risk relating to any potential (or existing) […]

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What are economic torts?

January 20, 2013

Employment law litigation normally involves some form of breach of a statutory duty or a breach of a contractual obligation that has resulted in some form of harm being suffered by the victim or a loss of earnings. However, there is another area that is hardly ever touched upon – common law economic torts. There […]

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Health and safety breach in Gloucestershire leads to severed finger and fine

November 20, 2012

A Gloucestershire paper and the Health and Safety Executive are reporting that a Gloucester-shire based industrial company has been fined £4,000 after a nasty-sounding accident in its Lydney factory. The Albany Engineering Company Ltd, set up in 1900, owns the industrial factory in Lydney, which produces industrial pumps. To produce the pumps the factory uses […]

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Welcome to TortBlawg: A Law Blog on Tort Law across the World

May 26, 2012

Welcome to TortBlawg: Tort Law 2.0 Following on from the continued success of PersonalInjuryClaimsBlawg in helping to share legal information and news regarding personal injury law, we are pleased to announce the arrival of TortBlawg. This law blog, otherwise known as a “blawg”, is designed to contribute to tort law from around the globe, with […]

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