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Mental illness: My experience of NHS negligence

It’s not a secret that in the UK the NHS is experiencing a massive crisis in services for mental illness. Even the specialist teams are ill-equipped and short-staffed. 495 more words


Complaint letter: NHS neglect in treating my psychiatric illness

Complaint regarding poor treatment received in A&E and EAU.
Dear ,

I am writing to complain about the neglectful treatment I received at the recently, and the disrespect and disregard that were shown to me by the hospital’s staff. 2,308 more words


Guilty by Association – The University of Ottawa’s Decision to Publicly Discipline the GG’s

By Richard Wong – Thompson Rivers University 2L JD Student

In early 2015, former members of the 2013/2014 University of Ottawa men’s varsity hockey team (the “GG’s”) filed a class-action lawsuit against the University of Ottawa and its president (collectively the “Defendants”). 877 more words

Jon Heshka

Don't be bullied into inappropriate first aid treatment

This question comes from a NSW first aider who says:

I have a question regarding event first aid. It is common in this setting, especially within sport, for people to request ice for injuries.

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Mothers Sue CPS After Carbon Monoxide Leak At Prussing Elementary

CHICAGO (STMW) — Several mothers of elementary school students filed separate lawsuits Thursday against Chicago Public Schools after a carbon monoxide leak two weeks ago on the Northwest Side. 225 more words


Abuse by foster parents - can the Local Authority be sued?

Almost every case I write about is full of human tragedy and sadness, and this one particularly so. It involves a woman who when she was a child was placed in the care of foster parents, one presumes because it was decided that her own parents could not perform that task. 2,453 more words

Case Law

Ablaze in Lekki...Again

Earlier this year a most unfortunate incident occurred in the residential cum commercial area of Lekki, a thriving, pulsing mini-metropolis in the city of Lagos. Indeed, it seems like it was only days ago that the news broke of the raging fire that threatened to engulf ASCON petrol station on Admiralty Way, the heart of Lekki Phase 1. 513 more words

Contemporary Issues