Category Archives: Emergency Services

ICO takes two further Councils to task over Data Breaches

The Information Commissioner has recently required undertakings from two local authorities for data breaches. Two points of note arise. Firstly, it appears that the punishment handed down to an authority who self- reports   a disclosure incident, rather than being found … Read more

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Historical settled cases could be revived following Supreme Court ruling

Joanne Dunhill suffered a head injury in 1999. Her claim was settled in 2003 for £12,500 pre-litigation and without any admission of liability being made. In later years Ms Dunhill approached Claimant Solicitors as she felt that her settlement was … Read more

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