Mistakes by doctors with contraceptive coils lead to increase in compensation – The Guardian

Posted May 28th, 2012 in compensation, contraception, doctors, news, pregnancy, professional conduct by sally

“Mistakes by GPs when fitting contraceptive coils have led to women unexpectedly becoming pregnant and suffering womb damage.”

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The Guardian, 27th May 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

St Prix v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily

Posted July 15th, 2011 in benefits, EC law, freedom of movement, law reports, news, pregnancy by tracey

St Prix v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2011] EWCA Civ 806;  [2011] WLR (D)  226

“A Union citizen who, when within the United Kingdom, ceased to work in circumstances other than those set out in paragraphs (a) to (d) of article 7(3) of the Citizenship Directive was not a ‘worker’ entitled to the relevant ‘right of residence’ for the purposes of article 7(1)(a) of the Directive; and pregnancy had deliberately been excluded from the conditions in which the status of worker was retained despite a cessation of work.”

WLR Daily, 13th July 2011

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Women win £200,000 payout over pill implant pregnancies – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 5th, 2011 in compensation, contraception, medical treatment, news, pregnancy by sally

“Nearly £200,000 in compensation has been paid to women who have become pregnant or been hurt after they were fitted with a popular contraceptive implant.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th January 2011

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Law student has curfew sentence reduced after arguing it ruined her pregnancy – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 27th, 2010 in electronic monitoring, news, pregnancy, sentencing by sally

“A law student who assaulted a pub landlady has had her curfew sentence reduced after arguing that it ruined her experience of pregnancy and childbirth.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th March 2010

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Dannii Minogue privacy complaint upheld – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2010 in media, news, pregnancy, privacy by sally

“The press watchdog has upheld two complaints from X Factor judge Dannii Minogue against the Daily Mirror and Daily Record over invasion of privacy.”

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BBC News, 9th February 2010

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Pregnant Next trainee Sarah Tanner awarded £19,000 after sacking – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 18th, 2008 in damages, news, pregnancy, sex discrimination by sally

“A pregnant trainee manager who was sacked by Next has won a £19,000 compensation payout after claiming the dismissal caused her to lose her unborn baby.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th July 2008

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How mother’s stand after job humiliation won her £120,000 – The Times

Posted July 14th, 2008 in news, pregnancy, sex discrimination, unfair dismissal by sally

“Sarah Vince-Cain describes herself as a child of the Eighties, brought up in the age of ‘hard work, power suits and Margaret Thatcher’, and felt guilty about taking time off to start a family.”

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The Times, 14th July 2008

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Pregnant prisoner chained up in hospital 24 hours a day – The Guardian

Posted April 28th, 2008 in news, pregnancy, prisons, women by sally

“A prisoner who was admitted to hospital after serious complications during her pregnancy was shackled to a security officer on a metre-long chain while she slept, showered and used the toilet.”

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The Guardian, 28th April 2008

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Mayr v Backerei und Konditorei Gerhard Flockner OHG Case C-506/06 – Times Law Reports

Mayr v Backerei und Konditorei Gerhard Flockner OHG Case C-506/06

Court of Justice of the European Communities

“The dismissal of a female employee when her ova had been fertilised in an in vitro procedure but had not yet been transferred into her uterus was not prohibited by the Community directive on the safety and health of pregnant workers, but was prohibited by the equal treatment directive it if was established that the dismissal was based on the fact that she had undergone in vitro fertilisation.”

The Times, 12th March 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Mayr v Bäckerei und Konditorei Gerhard Flöckner OHG – WLR Daily

Mayr v Bäckerei und Konditorei Gerhard Flöckner OHG (Case C-506/06): WLR (D) 63

“An employee who was dismissed at a time between the in vitro fertilisation of her ova and the transfer of the fertilised ova to her uterus was not “pregnant” for the purposes of Directive 92/85 on the safety and health at work of pregnant workers, but her dismissal was unlawful under Directive 76/207 on equal treatment for men and women in employment matters if it was essentially based on the fact that she was undergoing in vitro fertilisation treatment.”

WLR Daily, 27th February 2008

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.

Sacked IVF woman ‘not pregnant’ until eggs implanted – The Times

Posted February 26th, 2008 in assisted reproduction, news, pregnancy, sex discrimination by sally

“Waitress may still be entitled to protection under European anti-discrimination and equal treatment laws, judge said.”

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The Times, 26th February 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk