Many proposals for major infrastructure projects never get off the drawing board, but their mere existence is often enough to seriously harm private property values.
For many people there is almost nothing more painful than having their private affairs aired on the internet or in publicly available print.
A blogger and a TV personality asserted that they had been defamed and harassed by a person operating a Twitter account under a pseudonym.
The process of litigation starts with the service of documents and without legal advice, it is at that point where things can go badly wrong
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.
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.
Local authorities owe legal duties to protect children from harm and, when they fail to do so, it is only right that compensation is payable.