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Archive for October, 2008

eXtra Factor forced to close after copyright breach

29.10.08

X FACTOR bosses have forced a theatre show to shut down, claim disgruntled producers. The people behind The eXtra Factor, penned by Salford playwright Dave Simpson, say they had to…

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eXtra Factor forced to close after copyright breach

Unhappy eBay buyer faces libel lawsuit

29.10.08

A disappointed eBay buyer has been threatened with legal action after he left negative feedback comments on the popular auction website. Chris Read, 42, said he was stunned to receive…

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Unhappy eBay buyer faces libel lawsuit

Tapas ‘Seven’ accept damages of £375,000 from Express

28.10.08

The friends known as the Tapas Seven, who were on holiday with Kate and Gerry McCann when daughter Madeleine vanished, have accepted £375,000 libel damages from Express Newspapers. The damages –…

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Tapas ‘Seven’ accept damages of £375,000 from Express

The strangest cases of all

27.10.08

FOLLOWING a U.S. politician’s unsuccessful attempt at legal action against God to force Him to stop causing `widespread death, destruction and terrorisation of millions of the earth’s inhabitants’, we asked…

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The strangest cases of all

Reporter’s widow plans to sue over McCain interview

23.10.08

The widow of a French reporter says she is going to sue television stations around the world for using a widely-known interview showing John McCain as a prisoner of war…

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Reporter’s widow plans to sue over McCain interview

Compulsive gambler claims William Hill should cover £2m loss

22.10.08

A compulsive gambler who lost around £2 million in a disastrous five-month betting spree today appealed against a ruling that threw out his claim for compensation and damages from bookmaker…

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Compulsive gambler claims William Hill should cover £2m loss

Rolls Royce loses landmark age discrimination case- Times Online

21.10.08

Britain’s biggest union today won what it hailed as a landmark ruling in one of the first cases on age discrimination to be considered by the courts. A judge in…

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Rolls Royce loses landmark age discrimination case- Times Online

Will lawyers exist in 100 years? Times Online

14.10.08

Will lawyers exist in 100 years? Join the debate Technology and standardisation will make lawyers less important, Richard Susskind argues in his forthcoming book, The End of Lawyers? Over the…

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Will lawyers exist in 100 years? Times Online

All Change- Ralli Solicitors

13.10.08

Featured in Septembers issue of- Managing Partner Magazine Approximately a year ago Manchester-based law firm Betesh Fox rebranded as new firm Ralli. Managing partner Martin Coyne outlines the reasons and results….

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All Change- Ralli Solicitors

Foo Fighters fight back against McCain in copyright storm

10.10.08

Steve Kuncewicz, IP and media litigation expert from Ralli law firm, comments on the Foo Fighters hitting out against use of their music in the McCain campaign: “The Foo Fighters…

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Foo Fighters fight back against McCain in copyright storm

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