Probert v Moore Personal Injury Solicitors

Probert v Moore

Bethany Probert, a 13 year old girl, was severely injured walking along the carriageway on a 60mph unlit road at 5:00pm in December 2009. A hedgerow required her to walk in the road. The defendant driver, Mr Moore said that Bethany was also partly to blame in that it was dark and she was walking…

British microchip-maker Imagination Technologies calls off legal action against Apple

British microchip-maker Imagination Technologies have called off a threatened ­legal action against Apple over a dispute regarding its graphics technology. In 2017 it emerged that Apple planned to design its own iPhone graphics processors instead of using ­Imagination’s designs. Imagination’s shares crashed and eventually it was sold off to Canyon Bridge for £550m. Imagination had started…

End the blame game

Last month from the 26th to the 30th of November was “Good Divorce Week” (is there really such a thing?!) which fell during the governments divorce law consultation. Our divorce law is now over 50 years old. There are over 100,000 couples who start Divorce proceedings each year. You may know that unless you have…

Scotland is set to become the first country in the world with a minimum price for alcohol sales

Scotland is set to become the first country in the world with a minimum price for alcohol sales after the Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) and other drinks manufacturers, who argued that the policy was “disproportionate” and illegal under European law.   It brings to a close a five-year legal…

The Platt Brothers

The Platt Brothers The Platt Brothers were a textile machinery company founded in 1770 by Henry Platt. The company based in Werneth, Oldham became the largest textile machinery manufacturer in the world, and by the end of the 19th century, it was employing more than 12,000 workers. Henry Platt was a blacksmith who was manufacturing…