Case Reports

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A couple who claim their house has been damaged by black “whisky fungus” from a local distillery will be able to pursue their action for damages. A judge in the Court of Session ruled that Thomas Chalmers and his wife Gail Chalmers had pled a “sufficient case” on liability to allow their cla

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A consultant cardiac surgeon who disputed a sheriff’s fatal accident inquiry finding over a “reasonable precaution” which the doctor could have taken whereby the death might have been avoided has had his legal challenge against the determination dismissed. A judge in the Court of Session refus

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A jobseeker who was denied employment in a care home after a disclosure check revealed that he had been “convicted” before a Children’s Hearing of lewd and libidinous practices nearly three decades ago had his human rights breached. A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the automatic disc

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A Scottish mother has lost a legal dispute with the Australian father of her child after failing in an appeal against a judge’s ruling that their one-year-old son should be returned from Scotland to Brisbane so judges there can determine the baby’s future. The Inner House of the Court of Session

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A worker who was seeking damages from his ex-employers after being injured in an accident at work is now suing his former solicitors for loss caused to him over their failure to raise an action in time. Christopher Brits raised an action against Kilcoyne and Co after they missed the three-year time

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The family of a Turkish businessman who was granted indefinite leave to remain in the UK have successfully challenged a decision by the Home Secretary to refuse their applications to stay in the country. A judge in the Court of Session ruled that the Secretary of State for the Home Department was wr

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A woman who was left permanently disabled after sustaining a “profound and irreversible” brain injury during her birth has had an appeal to amend her claim against a health board refused. A judge had refused to allow a minute of amendment after proof but before issuing his judgment on the merits

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The man convicted of the murder of school girl Paige Doherty has had his sentence reduced following an appeal after claiming that the punishment part imposed was “excessive”. John Leathem was sentenced to life imprisonment with a punishment part of 27 years after pleading guilty to the murder of

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A father and son found guilty of attempted murder who claimed there was “insufficient evidence” to prove that they each participated in the assault have failed in an appeal against their convictions. The Criminal Appeal Court refused the appeal after rejecting the argument that the trial judge w

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