Poisoned children win compensation fight against Corby borough council – The Guardian

Posted April 19th, 2010 in children, class actions, compensation, local government, news, poisoning by sally

“Families that brought a class action over the biggest case of child poisoning since thalidomide were celebrating tonight after reaching an out-of-court settlement with their local council. The result ends an 11-year battle waged by the families of 19 children born with deformities caused by toxic dust from a former steelworks in Corby, Northamptonshire.”

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The Guardian, 16th April 2010

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Boris Berezovsky wins libel case over Litvinenko murder – The Guardian

Posted March 10th, 2010 in asylum, defamation, media, news, poisoning by sally

“The exiled Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky was today awarded libel damages of £150,000 over ‘savage’ allegations he was behind the murder of his Alexander Litvinenko, the poisoned Russian dissident who was his close friend.”

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The Guardian, 10th March 2010

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Exiled billionaire Berezovsky begins libel battle over claim he killed Litvinenko – The Guardian

Posted February 8th, 2010 in defamation, murder, news, poisoning by sally

“Boris Berezovsky, a fierce critic of the Kremlin who claimed asylum in the UK in 2003, is suing Vladimir Terluk over ­comments he made on a Russian news programme in April 2007. In the interview, Terluk – under the pseudonym ‘Pyotr’ – claimed Berezovsky was responsible for Litvinenko’s radiation poisoning. The allegation has also been made by Andrei Lugovoi, a former KGB officer whom the British government has named as their prime suspect for the murder.”

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The Guardian, 7th February 2010

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Man sentenced for poisoning curry with slug pellets – BBC News

Posted January 13th, 2010 in food, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

“A man from Manchester who tried to poison his neighbours by lacing a curry with slug pellets has been given a suspended prison sentence.”

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BBC News, 12th January 2010

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Poison abortion bid doctor guilty – BBC News

Posted October 19th, 2009 in abortion, doctors, news, poisoning by sally

“A doctor has been found guilty of poisoning his lover in a failed attempt to induce an abortion.”

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BBC News, 19th October 2009

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Suspended term for tea poison man – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2009 in married persons, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

“A man who poisoned his estranged wife’s tea with mercury has been given a 350-day suspended sentence.”

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BBC News, 28th August 2009

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Pensioner to be sentenced for poisoning wife’s tea – The Independent

Posted August 28th, 2009 in married persons, news, poisoning by sally

“A pensioner who poured mercury into his estranged wife’s cup of tea to win her back by nursing her back to health will be sentenced later today.”

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The Independent, 28th August 2009

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Alexis v Newham London Borough Council – WLR Daily

Alexis v Newham London Borough Council [2009] EWHC 1323 (QB); [2009] WLR (D) 186

“A local authority owed a duty of care to its teachers to take such precautions as were reasonable in all the circumstances to prevent or minimise the risk of injury that might occur as a result of mischievous or malicious behaviour on the part of pupils.”

WLR Daily, 16th June 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Teacher poisoned by pupil loses claim for damages – The Guardian

Posted June 16th, 2009 in negligence, news, personal injuries, poisoning, school children by sally

“A teacher who claimed her career was wrecked after a schoolgirl poisoned her drinking water with whiteboard cleaning fluid today lost a claim for damages.”

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The Guardian, 15th June 2009

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Teacher poisoned by pupil sues education authority for £700,000 in High Court – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 28th, 2009 in negligence, news, poisoning, teachers by sally

“Shaaira Alexis unwittingly drank blackboard cleaning fluid after the schoolgirl sneaked into her classroom and poured it into a water bottle, a court was told.”

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Daily Telegraph, 28th April 2009

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Woman who poisoned husband is spared jail – The Guardian

Posted October 8th, 2008 in news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

“A wife who poisoned her husband three times by slipping a tranquilliser into two Chinese takeaways and a curry was yesterday spared jail by a judge who described the crimes as ‘like something from a very bad detective novel’.”

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The Guardian, 8th October 2008

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Cook Yvonne Godwin made rat poison cake for unfaithful husband – The Times

Posted May 29th, 2008 in news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

“A former hospital cook who laced her unfaithful husband’s fruit cake with rat poison was spared jail yesterday. Yvonne Godwin baked the poisoned cake after discovering that her husband of 30 years had been having an affair with her best friend’s sister.”

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The Times, 29th May 2008

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Woman who poisoned husband jailed – BBC News

Posted May 9th, 2008 in news, poisoning, sentencing, theft by sally

“A conwoman who tried to poison her husband with rat killer and anti-depressant tablets has been jailed by a judge at York Crown Court.”

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BBC News, 9th May 2008

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Salt baby death inquiry dropped – BBC News

Posted April 23rd, 2008 in children, doctors, expert witnesses, news, poisoning by sally

“A doctor accused of giving false evidence in the trial of a mother accused of killing her son by poisoning him with salt will not be prosecuted.”

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BBC News, 23rd April 2008

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Curry poisoner wife gets 30 years – The Guardian

Posted February 28th, 2008 in murder, news, poisoning, sentencing by sally

“A woman who attempted to kill her husband by putting antifreeze in his curry was today jailed for 30 years.”

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The Guardian, 28th February 2008

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Wife guilty of anti-freeze plot – BBC News

Posted January 29th, 2008 in news, poisoning by sally

“A woman has been found guilty of trying to kill her husband by slipping anti-freeze into his wine.”

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BBC News, 29th January 2008

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Wife found guilty of poison plot – BBC News

Posted December 6th, 2007 in news, poisoning, theft by sally

“A woman has been found guilty of poisoning her husband in an attempt to confuse him while she stole £43,000 from his mother.”

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BBC News, 6th December 2007

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