An appeal to challenge a sheriff’s decision to order the destruction of a pet dog following its attack against a passer-by and another dog has been dismissed.
Eight relatives of some of the victims of the Glasgow bin lorry crash have cleared a legal hurdle in their fight for compensation. Appeal court judges have dismissed an appeal by Glasgow City Council against a judge’s ruling and upheld the decision that the relatives’ damages action can proceed despite their claims being ‘time-barred’.
A London-based company has been fined nearly half a million pounds after admitting a health and safety offence when a falling barrier struck a young girl at Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow.
An inquiry into the Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill has led a Holyrood Committee to conclude the process of calculating long-term personal injury compensation should be both fair and transparent.