Jockey sues fellow racer for £6million over fall that left him paralysed

Jockey Freddy Tylicki is suing fellow jockey Graham Gibbons in the High Court following Tylicki suffering a life-changing injury when he fell during a race at Kempton Park racetrack on 31 October 2016, which he alleges was caused by Gibbons “taking him off track”. After getting off the mount, Tylicki was trampled and partially paralysed,…

Miami jury rules in favour of Craig Wright, claimed bitcoin inventor

Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist who lives in the UK has won a civil trial in Miami against the family of his late business partner and computer forensics expert, David Kleiman. Wright claims that the win shows he is the inventor of Bitcoin.   Kleiman’s family claimed that he and Mr Wright had been…

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Government obtains injunction against Insulate Britain

The Government has obtained a High Court injunction against green activists from Insulate Britain an offshoot of Extinction Rebellion who face fines or prison for blocking the M25. The High Court injunction obtained by the Government on September 22 means anyone blocking the motorway could be found to be in contempt of court, which carries a maximum penalty of…

Health Secretary Matt Hancock to have Whatsapp and Emails searched over Covid Contracts

Health Secretary, Matt Hancock to have personal WhatsApp and emails searched in court battle over Covid test contracts

The High Court has ruled that emails and WhatsApp messages of former British Health Secretary Matt Hancock can be searched, in a court action brought by the Good Law Project group against the Department of Health and Social Care over the allegedly unlawful awarding of multi-million-pound Covid testing contracts. The case revolves around three Covid-19…

Ministry of Justice will implement a blueprint for fixed recoverable costs

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed that it will implement a blueprint for fixed recoverable costs (FRC) across the fast-track and in most money cases worth up to £100,000 in a bid to reduce the cost of litigation and create more certainty about what losing parties must pay. It does not specify a date…

Rebekah Vardy is sues Coleen Rooney for libel over her "Wagatha Christie" statement accusing her of leaking fake stories.

Rebekah Vardy is sues Coleen Rooney for libel over her “Wagatha Christie” statement accusing her of leaking fake stories.

Rebekah Vardy has succeeded in a bid to strike out parts of Coleen Rooney’s defence which included allegations of Mrs Vardy’s close relationship with The Sun newspaper and her alleged, but denied, authorship of “The Secret Wag” column in the latest part of the ‘Wagatha Christie’ High Court libel case. However, the High Court refused to issue…

Andrew Lloyd Webber launches legal action to force government to publish Covid pilot events results

Andrew Lloyd Webber launches legal action to force government to publish Covid pilot events results

Andrew Lloyd Webber is taking legal action against the U.K. government in a bid to force them to reveal the results of their live event pilot scheme. During the pandemic, the Events and Research Programme (ERP) had been allowing audiences to attend events such as the FA Cup Final and the BRIT Awards to gauge…