Employment Tribunal fees – history repeats itself?

3 August 2020 By Jamie Hanley

The Government has decided to introduce a system of fees in Employment Tribunals.  A consultation exercise asking for views on different options has just concluded.  Paul Statham of Pattinson & Brewer solicitors who co-chaired a committee of the Employment Lawyers Association summarises their response.  

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Current Controversies, Editorial, Employment, Media clippings, Paul Statham,

Finding of Neglect following London Hospital failure to provide prescribed anticoagulants.

15 May 2018 By Peter Mordecai

Peter Mordecai is instructed to represent the family of the deceased, Philip Wood, in a Clinical Negligence matter against Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The claim involves a failure to provide heparin after a below the knee amputation despite this being the intention. As a result, Mr Wood suffered bilateral pulmonary emboli and […]

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Medical Negligence, News Releases,

Justice at last – Prospect union wins asbestos claim for engineer’s widow

3 August 2017 By Jamie Hanley

Prospect has secured compensation for a retired member who was diagnosed with mesothelioma in July 2016 and died in May 2017. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that takes many years to develop following the inhalation of asbestos fibres, but is usually rapidly fatal following disease onset. John Pedder, known as Sam to his friends, […]

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Accidents and Disease,

Throwing in the Towel

24 July 2017 By Jamie Hanley

In April last year London Central Employment Tribunal unanimously decided that senior Met officers had directly discriminated against, and victimised one of their Chief Inspectors, Mr Denby on grounds of his sex. This week all concerned, including Pattinson & Brewer employment lawyer, Sarah Bains who successfully represented Mr Denby in round 1, go back to […]

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Rapid resolution and redress compensation scheme for brain injured patients

24 November 2016 By Alicia Cannon

The Government has recently proposed a new scheme to compensate children who have been injured by negligence at birth. The scheme would offer counselling, case management and legal advice. It is intended to lead to rapid resolution of cases, settle complaints more quickly and encourage staff to be open and learn from their mistakes. On […]

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Alicia Cannon, Medical Negligence,

Duty of Candour & Rapid Resolution & Redress scheme for Brain Injured Patient

24 November 2016 By Linda Levison

I was shocked to read today of an inquest into the death of a baby which has been halted by the Avon coroner. Criminal charges are said to be under consideration. The baby died from brain damage caused by oxygen starvation five days after his birth at the Royal United Hospital in Bath. The labour […]

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Linda Levison, Medical Negligence,
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