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Pogust Goodhead shortlisted for the 2023 British Legal Awards
We are pleased to share that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious 2023 British Legal Awards. We received nominations in three categories, including...
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Essure group litigation gains media attention worldwide
This week, we have been speaking to the media about our important case against Bayer over their permanent contraceptive device, Essure, after we released...
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Essure Group Litigation Order approved
We’re pleased to share the news that a Group Litigation Order (GLO) has been approved by the President of the King’s Bench Division in the Essure claim...
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Mariana dam disaster claim update: High Court reject Vale’s bid to block BHP lawsuit 
In the most recent case advancement, Vale has lost its bid to block BHP’s request to share any potential liability in the Mariana dam disaster claim. The...
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Indigenous people at BHP and Vale trial fighting for justice over Mariana dam disaster
Victims of Mariana dam disaster travel to UK to continue fight for justice
BHP was in court against co-owners Vale, trying to shirk their responsibility over the Mariana dam disaster. As BHP attempted to shift the blame, members...
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Further investigations of maternity care failings in the UK
NHS England has ordered an independent review of Nottingham University Hospital regarding its alleged failings in maternity care, according to a recent...
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Cutrale Orange Juice Cartel
Orange juice claim advances as High Court rejects Cutrale family's attempt to strike out claimants 
On 25 July 2023, the High Court rejected an attempt from the Cutrale family to prevent 1,300 of our claims from moving forward.  
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McDonald's workers speak out over sexual abuse claims 
Allegations have been made this week by staff at outlets of the fast-food chain McDonald's surrounding sexual abuse, harassment, racism and bullying.
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Bloomberg: EzriCare and Desalm Pharma’s Artificial Tears ‘Blinded and Killed Americans’ 
We are currently litigating against the manufacturers of EzriCare and Delsam Pharma’s Artificial Tears in the US. This week, Bloomberg published a feature...
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Pogust Goodhead awarded Litigation Boutique Firm of the Year
We are delighted to announce that Pogust Goodhead was awarded Litigation Boutique Firm of the Year at the prestigious The Lawyer Awards, hosted at the...
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Paediatric audiology
NHS failures in paediatric dudiology 
Significant concerns continue to be raised about the identification and support of deaf children within the National Health Service's paediatric audiology...
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Wall Street Journal reports on the effects of EzriCare Artificial Tears Eye Drops
Pogust Goodhead is currently litigating against the manufacturers of EzriCare and Delsam Pharma’s Artificial Tears in the US, and, this week, the Wall...
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NHS England publishes new guidance for Gender Incongruence treatment centres
On 9 June 2023 NHS England published an interim service specification which outlines the aims of Gender Incongruence treatment services and the clinical...
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Pogust Goodhead sponsor Brazil Forum UK 2023
Over the weekend, the Pogust Goodhead team had the pleasure of joining the 2023 Brazil Forum UK held at the University of Oxford. We are proud sponsors...
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Fortitude Law closed down by the Solicitors Regulation Authority
Pogust Goodhead is aware of the disappointing news that Fortitude Law, a firm that represented many women who have been adversely affected by mesh, has...
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BHP's permission to appeal is refused by the Supreme Court
Global mining giant BHP suffered a humiliating defeat in its attempt to stop Pogust Goodhead’s lawsuit over Brazil’s worst ever environmental...
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Investors looking into Brazilian dam disasters slam the mining companies involved
Investors looking into the Mariana Dam and Brumadinho Dam disasters in Brazil have slammed the mining companies involved. The report by the Local Authority...
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Global Managing Partner and CEO visits Australia to discuss Mariana dam disaster
Our Global Managing Partner and CEO, Tom Goodhead, visited Australia last week to meet with politicians, civil society, miners, businesses, and investors...
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Mariana trial date set
High Court dismiss BHP's request to delay Mariana dam disaster trial
The mining company BHP today suffered a huge defeat in the High Court when trying to delay Pogust Goodhead’s £36 billion lawsuit over Brazil’s worst...
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Pogust Goodhead shortlisted for The Lawyer awards
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious The Lawyer awards for the second year in a row. Our nomination for Litigation...
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Pogust Goodhead returns to court in our long-running claim against BHP
Pogust Goodhead was back in court on 29 and 30 March in our case against BHP, the largest class action in the world. We are continuing to fight for justice...
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BHP bill for Brazilian dam collapse increases to £36BN in world’s largest class action 
The mining giant BHP faces the world’s largest class action after more than half a million new claimants joined the fight for justice for Brazil’s...
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UEFA special refund scheme does not go far enough
Yesterday, UEFA revealed some details of their ‘special refund scheme’, which will provide a ‘refund’ to all ticket holders of...
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Pogust Goodhead receives ISO 27001 Certification
We are proud to announce the news that Pogust Goodhead has passed the ISO 27001 Certification, meaning our firm is now recognised for the...
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Brand new My Diesel Claim TV commercial launched
We are excited to share our brand new My Diesel Claim TV commercial for 2023. Different from anything we’ve done before, the advert will help us reach...
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Trail of devastation surrounding Norsk Hydro aluminium refinery
After following our case against Norsk Hydro for several months, Bloomberg journalist Sheridan Prasso has produced a feature-length article and podcast...
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Real world emissions more than double official test limits
Alarming findings published by the DVSA at the beginning of the year show that over half of diesel cars and vans tested in 2019 exhibited real world Nitrogen...
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Letter to UEFA over the events at the Champions League Final featured in the Guardian
Our Partner, Tony Winterburn, spoke exclusively with the Guardian in February after Pogust Goodhead sent a letter to UEFA asking them to accept full responsibility...
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Pogust Goodhead and Binghams Solicitors respond to UCLF22
An independent review of the 2022 UEFA Champions League Final was issued on Tuesday 14 February 2023. Pogust Goodhead, who is running a legal case against...
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Pogust Goodhead stands with Mercedes clients in court over dieselgate scandal
On Thursday 9 February 2023, Pogust Goodhead stood alongside hundreds of thousands of clients as they faced Mercedes, the billion-pound company, to court...
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Pogust Goodhead guests on Shieldpay podcast
Our Partner and Global Chief Operating Officer, Alicia Alinia and Chief Technology and Marketing Officer, Rich Hill, are guests on industry podcast, Shieldcast...
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Four-year anniversary of Brumadinho dam Collapse
It has now been four years since the Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil, and justice has still not been served. The disaster caused the deaths...
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Tom Goodhead named in UK’s Top 100 Lawyers feature
We are proud to announce that Tom Goodhead, our Global Managing Partner and CEO, has been named as one of the UK’s top 100 lawyers by leading legal publication, The...
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Global COO visits the Patxós indigenous community in Minas Gerais
Yesterday, our Global COO, Alicia Alinia, visited the Pataxós Indigenous Community in Minas Gerais, Brazil, to meet those affected by the Mariana dam disaster in...
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Pogust Goodhead continue long running battle with BHP over Mariana dam disaster
The Pogust Goodhead team were in court in December to continue our long running battle against BHP over the Mariana dam disaster, Brazil’s...
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The public health legacy of dieselgate
The Dieselgate scandal rocked the car industry in 2015 when carmakers were caught cheating vehicle emissions tests. Seven years later, very little has...
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Pogust Goodhead secure jurisdiction of dutch courts in claim against Norsk Hydro
Today, in a judgment just handed down by the Court of Rotterdam, Pogust Goodhead has been successful in securing the jurisdiction of the Dutch courts in...
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Pogust Goodhead Partner attends UN conference to discuss human rights and AI
Last week, one of Pogust Goodhead’s Partners, Ana Carolina Salomão, spoke at the United Nations’s One Humanity conference in Geneva, in the iconic Salle...
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Famous Liverpool FC faces join claim against UEFA
Pogust Goodhead and Bingham Solicitors claim against UEFA has received support from famous Liverpool FC faces.  Former Liverpool FC player Jason McAteer’s...
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Pogust Goodhead shortlisted for The Lawyer European Awards 2022
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious Lawyer European Awards 2022. We have been shortlisted in two categories: Global...
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Pogust Goodhead ranked in The Legal 500
Pogust Goodhead is thrilled to announce that we have been ranked in The Legal 500 Environment listings 2022. Acknowledging our outstanding...
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Prenatal Vitamins
Class action alert: Prenatal Vitamins
Pogust Goodhead and our litigation partners have filed suit in Federal Court against multiple brands of Prenatal Vitamins, including Bayer’s One A Day,...
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Victims of Brazil’s ‘sinking city’ receive positive news to have case heard in the Netherlands
People from communities that were lost to damage caused by salt mines in Northern Brazil are celebrating after securing the right to sue petrochemical...
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Alicia Alinia appears on Reasons to be Cheerful podcast with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd
Our Partner and COO, Alicia Alinia, is a guest on the Reasons to be Cheerful podcast with Ed Miliband and Geoff Lloyd this week. The episode focuses on...
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Gender dysphoria clinic for children and young people to close following independent review
On 28 July 2022, NHS England announced that the Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust will close...
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We are Pogust Goodhead: name change and expansion announced by global law firm
We are excited to share the news that wd will now be known as Pogust Goodhead after a succession of litigation victories. Following a landmark ruling ensuring...
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UEFA face legal action over Champion's League Final
Liverpool fans caught up in the disturbing scenes of violence and delay outside the Champion’s League final are taking legal action against UEFA. The claim...
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Litigation launched against guitar makers Fender
Last week, Pogust Goodhead announced the litigation against guitar makers Fender after they were fined for breaking competition laws. If our claim is successful,...
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Mariana dam disaster claim gains media attention after landmark judgment released
In a landmark judgment released on 8 July 2022, over 200,000 claimants have been given the go-ahead to pursue litigation in the courts of England and Wales...
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Pogust Goodhead announce new partnership with North Wall Capital to help support global caseload
Pougst Goodhead has announced a new £100million funding partnership with North Wall Capital which will help the firm to continue to provide access to justice...
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Victims of Mariana dam disaster celebrate as largest ever lawsuit is given go ahead to proceed
Victims of Brazil’s worst environmental disaster are celebrating today after a landmark ruling ensured that FTSE 100 mining giant BHP will now finally...
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Thousands could be affected by NHS Lothian paediatric hearing service scandal
Lawyers supporting victims of the NHS Lothian paediatric audiology service scandal have warned that the number of children affected could be far greater...
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Government delay on ‘Dieselgate’ linked to thousands of deaths
By failing to act quickly and decisively on the Dieselgate scandal, the UK government is failing to break the link between air pollution and thousands...
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£193million payment to Volkswagen drivers agreed in UK settlement
We announced today an out-of-court settlement agreement on behalf of our Claimants with the Volkswagen Group in the Volkswagen NOx Emissions Group Litigation.  The...
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Media attention gained for the Mariana dam disaster claim in the UK courts
Last month, we represented more than 200,000 victims of the Mariana dam disaster in the UK courts to support them in their fight for justice.   Throughout...
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The Lawyer Awards
We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious Lawyer awards. We are shortlisted in two categories – Boutique Firm of the...
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Class Action Claims Bayer's 'One a Day' Prenatal Vitamins Contain Toxic Heavy Metals
German-based biotechnology company Bayer was slapped with a product liability class action Friday in Pennsylvania Eastern District Court. The case, brought...
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Dieselgate scandal: Five years on – Why the fight for clean air is not over
Pogust Goodhead hosted an online panel event on 9 February 2022, which centred on the ongoing impact of the Dieselgate scandal in the UK and the continuing...
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Three years on from Brumadinho dam disaster TÜV SÜD face €400 million lawsuit
On the third anniversary of the Brumadinho dam collapse in Brazil, Pogust Goodead and Manner Spangenberg lawyers, acting on behalf of victims of the disaster,...
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Judicial review into UK Hotel Quarantine Policy gains media attention
Appearing in the media this weekend, we discussed our increasingly popular bid for a judicial review into the government’s Hotel Quarantine Policy.   We...
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Merger completed with leading US firm Pogust Millrood
In an exciting move for the firm, we have now completed the merger with our sister firm Pogust Millrood LLC, which is one of the leading mass tort and...
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How we are supporting Black history in schools through our CSR programme
We are the proud sponsor of a ground-breaking initiative to educate schools on Black history, which was made possible through our Corporate Social Responsibility...
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Agreement near conclusion in US Fiat Chrysler emissions fraud investigation
An agreement to plead guilty to criminal conduct is near completion in the US emissions fraud investigation against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA).   Reuters...
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Brazilian orange juice magnate will face trial in London for illegal cartel operation, as we secure landmark judgment
More than 1,500 Brazilian orange growers are celebrating today after securing a High Court judgment that will force multi-billionaire Brazilian orange...
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‘It’s Time For Justice’: Civil Case Against TÜV SÜD Over Brumadinho Dam Disaster To Begin In Munich
The Mayor of Brumadinho has stated that it is ‘time for justice’ as the countdown begins ahead of the first hearing in a landmark civil action brought...
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Our lawyers are continuing to fight back against UK government’s Hotel Quarantine Policy
We have now issued court proceedings after the government refused to review their controversial hotel quarantine rules. After forcing the government into...
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Class Action Lawsuits Go Mainstream
Class action lawsuits used to have an image problem. Too big and too American, they were accused of fuelling an ambulance-chasing legal culture and filling...
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Government Facing Legal Action Over ‘Unlawful’ Hotel Quarantine Policy
We are seeeking a second judicial review for the Government’s controversial hotel quarantine policy. The Government could end up paying tens of millions...
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Victory As Mariana Dam Victims’ £5bn Case Is Reopened In Landmark English Court Ruling
Some 200,000 victims of the Mariana Dam environmental disaster in Brazil are today celebrating having been granted permission to reopen their £5bn case...
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Dieselgate: The VZBZ File Lawsuit Against Mercedes Owners Daimler
Germany’s largest consumer protection group has filed a lawsuit against Daimler to help Mercedes owners get redress over the Dieselgate scandal.  If successful,...
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Government Confirms It Will Change Its Hotel Quarantine Policy
Last week, we received confirmation from the government that we had been successful in forcing a U-turn over the costs vulnerable people were incurring as...
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British Airways Data Breach Claim Settled On Confidential Terms
As the court-appointed lead solicitors, we are pleased to announce that our litigation with British Airways has been resolved on confidential terms.   The...
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Peugeot And Renault Charged With Diesel Emissions Fraud
Prosecutors in France have charged both Peugeot and Renault over claims they cheated emissions testing in many of their diesel vehicles.   Senior managers...
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Parents Concerned But Clueless About Fatal Air Pollution Risks, Survey Finds
More than 94% of parents underestimate the fatal impact of air pollution in the UK, new research has revealed.[1] While three-quarters of parents (73%)...
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Why Is It Important To Hold Vehicle Manufacturers Accountable For The Dieselgate Scandal?
In 2020, we launched the My Diesel Claim campaign to hold vehicle manufacturers accountable for their role in the Dieselgate scandal and to make sure that drivers...
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Breast Implant Victims Receive Positive Judgment After 10-Year Battle
Thousands of victims of the PIP Breast Implant Scandal will now receive compensation for their suffering, a French court has announced.   The victory comes...
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Coroner Calls For Law Change After Air Pollution Causes Death Of Young Girl
Four months after an inquest concluded that air pollution was the cause of death for six-year-old Ella Adoo-Kissi-Debrah, a coroner has called on the UK...
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Volkswagen Demand Over A Billion Dollars From Ex-CEO In Dieselgate Scandal
In Germany, Volkswagen is seeking around $1.2 billion from ex-CEO Martin Winterkorn for his actions in the Dieselgate scandal. If awarded, this sum would...
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Australian Federal Court Dismiss Volkswagen’s $95 Million Appeal In Dieselgate Scandal
The Australian federal court has dismissed Volkswagen’s appeal against their $95 million fine. The appeal was surrounding Volkswagen’s part in the Dieselgate emissions...
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MyDieselClaim.Com launched To Support Those Impacted By Dieselgate
In response to the growing number of manufacturers under investigation for diesel emissions fraud, Pogust Goodhead has launched a new campaign to support more diesel...
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£45 Million Funding Partnership Secured With North Wall Capital
Alongside leading European special situations investor North Wall Capital (North Wall), we have announced a new £45 million funding partnership to support...
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UK Supreme Court Rules That Uber Drivers Are Officially Workers
A Supreme Court decision has ruled that Uber drivers are workers, not third-party contractors. The decision has been labelled as ‘historic’ and could change...
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Uber Judgment: Workers’ Rights Introduction Is Not Enough
Following the UK Supreme Court judgment that all Uber drivers must be considered as workers, Uber laid out how its workers’ rights will be used in practice.  According...
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Challenge Launched To Government’s Hotel Quarantine Policy
In response to the news that the government would be enforcing a mandatory hotel quarantine policy, we are preparing to launch a legal challenge to stand...
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Over A Million Vehicles Failed MOTs In 2020 Due To Exhaust Emissions
A record number of vehicles failed their MOT tests in 2020 due to issues relating to potentially harmful exhaust emissions. Sources indicate that 1.3 million...
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British Airways Data Breach Claim Becomes Biggest Of Its Kind In The UK
The 2018 BA Data Breach Claim has become the largest group action personal data claim in UK history, with over 16,000 victims seeking compensation from...
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“Access [To Justice] Denied” – Municipio De Mariana Ors V BHP Plc BHP Ltd
On 9 November 2020, Mr Justice Turner of the High Court handed down a judgment that denied the jurisdiction of the English Court to adjudicate the liability...
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Inquest Labels ‘Air Pollution’ As Cause Of Death For First Time Ever
After a fresh inquest into the death of a nine-year-old girl concluded that she died as a result of air pollution, theories surrounding the relationship...
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Victims Of Mariana Dam Disaster To Appeal English Court Decision Not To Proceed With £5bn Case Against Miners BHP
The victims of the Mariana Dam disaster in Brazil intend to appeal after a first instance English court judgment not to proceed with their multi-billion...
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‘Dieselgate’ Group Action Filed Against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
We are filing a lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). We believe Fiat Chrysler deliberately misled customers by fitting ‘defeat devices’ in...
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British Airways Data Breach: ‘It’s Time For Victims To Be Compensated’
Our firm has welcomed the decision from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to levy British Airways’s fine over their 2018 breach. We believe it...
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New Office Opened In Miami With Prestige Hires
We are proud to announce the opening of a new office in Miami, Florida– a key milestone in our continued global growth. The Miami operation will be headed...
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UK Drivers One Step Closer To Receiving Mercedes Compensation
Mercedes-Benz has agreed to pay £1.7 billion to settle diesel emission cheat claims in the United States, meaning Mercedes UK drivers may be one step closer...
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Lisa Lunt Interviewed By Sky News In Primodos Investigation
A Sky News investigation into Primodos, a hormone pregnancy test, has been aired on TV, sharing the harsh realities of the impact the drug had on its victims. Our...
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Former Volkswagen CEO To Stand Trial Over Emissions Scandal
A German court has ruled that the former CEO of Volkswagen will have to stand trial as part of the Dieselgate emissions scandal. Martin Winterkorn resigned...
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Settlement Reached in FirstDIBZ Class Action Lawsuit
The Ticket Reserve, Inc. (TTR), the parent company of ticket options seller FirstDIBZ, has reached a settlement with 752 members of a class action...
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BHP To Be Dammed?
On 5 November 2015, a devastating mudslide following the collapse of the Fundao Dam tore through Mariana, Brazil, destroying entire cities, decimating...
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Bayer Called On To Address Global Claims After US Settlement In Essure Case
Thousands of claims have now been settled in the USA surrounding the controversial Essure implant, but we are still fighting for justice for thousands...
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We Commit To Ensuring Justice As Independent Report Confirms Failures In British Healthcare
Our firm has welcomed the publication of an independent report into the safety and side-effects of treatments recommended and administered by the British...
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Legal Action Initiated Against Nissan And Renault
Our firm has announced today that it is taking legal action against vehicle manufacturers Nissan and Renault, following allegations that illegal emissions...
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Serle Court Instructed In Easyjet Data Breach Litigation
Our firm has instructed Sophie Holcombe and David Blayney QC of Serle Court in ongoing litigation against the aviation giant easyJet. In May, the airline...
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Mercedes Diesel Emissions Scandal: We Will Be Acting On Behalf Of Thousands Of Claimants Who Were Affected
Our firm has filed a claim against Daimler AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, in the Liverpool High Court. The case relates to a Mercedes diesel emissions scandal,...
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Class Action Claim Issued On Behalf Of EasyJet Customers Over Major Data Breach
The easyJet data breach was announced by the airline group on 19th May 2020. easyJet publicly admitted that the sensitive personal data of nine million...
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9 Million EasyJet Customers Have Data Stolen In Latest Breach
Around 9 million easyJet customers have had their data breached in a ‘sophisticated’ cyber-attack, the airline has announced. Email addresses and travel...
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High Court In London Granted A Group Litigation Order Following September 2018 British Airways Data Breach
Our firm, acting on behalf of thousands of British Airways (BA) customers in a group action lawsuit against the embattled airline following its catastrophic...
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Exchange Chambers Instructed On “Dieselgate” Class Action
A number of barristers from Exchange Chambers have been instructed by our firm to advise on the Volkswagen “Dieselgate” class action. We are acting for...
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BHP Billiton ‘Woefully Negligent’ Over Brazil Dam Collapse
The worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s history has triggered one of the biggest legal claims ever filed in a British court. The Anglo-Australian...
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Volkswagen Reach Settlement Agreement In USA
A record breaking settlement decision has been reached in the Volkswagen ‘dieselgate’ scandal in the USA after VW allegedly fitted ‘defeat devices’ in...
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