Case Reports

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The Court of Session has refused to allow the relatives of a mechanical fitter who died as a result of exposure to asbestos to amend their claim in their personal injury action for damages against the state. A judge held that the new claim set out in the minute of amendment, which was lodged after t

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A man who attempted two bring two stun guns disguised as mobile phones into the UK after buying the weapons while on holiday has had an appeal against his five-year prison sentence refused. The Criminal Appeal Court ruled that Henry Morton failed to show “exceptional circumstances” that would ju

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DWF LLP has failed in a plea to have a £1 million claim against it dismissed in a commercial action brought by the landlord of its former Glasgow offices. The UK law firm, which entered the Scottish legal sector in 2012 via its merger with Biggart Baillie, is being sued by commercial property landl

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A prisoner subject to an order for lifelong restriction (OLR) who claimed his human rights had been breached because he had not been given a “reasonable opportunity” to demonstrate that his continued imprisonment was “no longer necessary for the protection of the public” has had his claim fo

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A detainee who sought judicial review of the legality of a comprehensive ban on smoking at the State Hospital at Carstairs has had his appeal unanimously allowed by justices in the Supreme Court to the extent that the part of the impugned decision, which relates to the prohibition from possession of

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The family of a man who drowned after his vehicle collided with a “defective parapet” on a bridge and fell into the sea have successfully sued the local authority. Plumber David Bowes, 46, drowned after his pick-up truck collided with the parapet on the Kyle of Tongue Bridge in Sutherland and fe

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A former member of the armed forces who claimed he was entitled to a larger discount on the purchase price of his council home than he was offered under “right to buy” legislation has had his appeal refused. The appellant claimed his previous occupation of army property entitled him to a higher

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