No one should be allowed to profit from their own wrongdoing and that is why judges usually dismiss compensation claims that are tainted by illegality.
General Legal Articles
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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.
The threat of climate change is playing an ever more important part in the formation of planning policy. A High Court case on point concerned a householder’s fear that his neighbour’s extension plans would block light from his domestic array of solar panels.
The Court of Appeal has rejected the argument that music making in Britain will be adversely affected due to a successful claim for compensation from a musician.
In a Supreme Court decision, which will pave the way for decisions to be made in what is agreed by everyone as a very difficult situation, it was announced that where a person is unable to make their own choices, the doctors and families can do so without recourse from the judicial system.
Search and seizure orders are not given lightly by the Courts, in the following case a big car manufacturer sought the order to protect its’ intellectual property rights which were being used by dishonest traders to make what could be seen as a quick and easy profit.
A farmer who mislabelled ordinary barn eggs as free range received a 30-month prison sentence and a six-figure confiscation order.
Obtaining services via a mobile phone app is certainly convenient and cost effective, but there are times when it is essential for customers to be able to speak to a real person.