Human Rights

11 December 2019

Supporting disabled parents

Paralympic gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson was quoted on the BBC Sport website on 9 December 2019, regarding the negative attitudes which she experienced as a disabled woman while pregnant.  The article explains that when pregnant with her daughter in 2001, she experienced intrusive questions from strangers and came up against an attitude that she should not have children because of her condition.

Suzanne Farg

3 December 2019

Unequal Healthcare for Patients with Learning Disabilities

BBC News recently featured a video highlighting one family’s struggle to ensure that the avoidable death of their loved one, Paul Ridd, never happens again. Paul Ridd’s death in 2009 at Swansea’s Morriston Hospital was found by an inquest to have been contributed to by the hospital’s neglect.

Eleanor Lynch

25 July 2018

Settlement of Medical Negligence Claims

As solicitors who represent seriously injured children and adults in clinical negligence claims, we are aware that, while Claimants need access to compensation, they may be worried by the prospect of a trial. 

Suzanne Farg

16 June 2017

Refugee Week: ‘Sur place claims for the politically active refugee’

In BA (demonstrators in Britain – risk on return) Iran CG [2011] UKUT a short clip of an Iranian national was uploaded onto YouTube, where he is caught protesting outside of the Iranian Embassy in London, chanting anti-regime slogans following the re-election of the President of Iran. The Iranian national relied on his political activity to prove a ‘well-founded fear of persecution’ if he was to return to Iran and as a result was granted asylum.  

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