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Ruling Highlights Prenuptial And Postnuptial Pitfalls
Ruling Highlights Prenuptial And Postnuptial Pitfalls
A Family Law expert is warning against signing prenuptial or postnuptial agreements unless people fully understand the potential consequences of doing so. Elizabeth Gallagher, head of the family team at Macks Solicitors, made the comments after a High Court judge dismissed a woman’s claim that …
Tobacco Firms’ Billion Pound Payout
Tobacco Firms’ Billion Pound Payout
A Canadian court has ruled that three tobacco companies failed to sufficiently warn their customers of the risks associated with their products. Quebec Superior Court ordered the firms to pay $15.5bn damages between them. The payout – around £8bn – is the largest amount to …
Surrogate Children A ‘Legal Timebomb’
Surrogate Children A ‘Legal Timebomb’
A High Court judge has warned that unregistered children born from surrogacy agreements are in danger of becoming “stateless and parentless”. Dame Lucy Theis expressed concern that applications are not being made for surrogate births. An estimated 2,000 UK children each year are born from …
Holiday Payout Highlights Food Poisoning Dangers
Holiday Payout Highlights Food Poisoning Dangers
Holidaymakers have been warned to beware of food poisoning dangers after a Darlington woman whose Red Sea resort break was ruined by illness won a £22,500 payout. Mandy Davis, a 32-year old social worker, booked the 10-day luxury Egyptian trip with her partner in 2013 …
Salmonella Outbreak At Thornaby Pub
Salmonella Outbreak At Thornaby Pub
A Thornaby pub is being investigated by health officials after customers complained of having food poisoning symptoms after eating there. Dozens of people reported illness after visiting The Anson Farm last month, and more than 40 have since tested positive for salmonella. Symptoms typically include …
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