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
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 victim of internet harassment after meeting a man through an internet dating site obtained an apology and compensation along with an undertaking to stop.
A High Court case has shown that freedom of expression rights are not limitless and the welfare of the children concerned is always uppermost in the minds of judges.
In the following case, a family who were asylum seekers had their confidential information posted onto the website of the Home Office and subsequently was awarded compensation.
The High Court recognises children’s best interests lie within their family and in this case, they dismissed a local authority’s argument to the contrary