May steps into row over WPC suing garage owner for trip by calling for review on PC compensation Mrs May fears that the risk of officers suing will deter victims from reporting crime, sources sayShe 'believes it is unreasonable for police to demand compensation for minor injuries in their line of duty' By Simon Walters PUBLISHED: 21:24 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 6 April 2013 Demand: Theresa May has ordered a review of police compensation cases Theresa May stepped into the Kelly Jones row yesterday by ordering a review of police compensation cases. Sources say the Home Secretary fears that the trend for officers to sue could deter victims from reporting crimes
Teacher handed 400,000 in compensation after pupil knocked his arm into a filing cabinetCompensation for teachers broke through the 30million barrier last yearSuccessful claims rose by up to a quarter compared to 2011The payouts have left councils and schools with soaring legal bills .
Vandal professor with impeccable manners facing a 28,000 bill after scratching graffiti on his neighbours' carsStephen Graham, 47, went on half-naked rampage after downing ginScratched words such as 'arbitrary', 'wrong' and 'silly' onto 4x4sHas vague memory of walking down the street in a dream-like state By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 17:22 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:05 GMT, 2 March 2013 Remorse: Stephen Graham scratched graffiti on 27 vehicles A professor with a hatred of 4×4 cars scratched graffiti on vehicles in his upmarket neighbourhood, a court heard yesterday. Stephen Graham, 48, used a screwdriver to write words such as ‘arbitrary’, ‘wrong’ and ‘very silly’ on the paintwork while dressed in only underpants and a jacket. His night-time vandalism, while still wearing a sleeping mask on his forehead, left 27 cars damaged and has landed the professor with a 28,000 compensation bill.
Toxic hip implants sold by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary 'which knew for THREE YEARS that they could be dangerous' DePuy marketed metal-on-metal implants 'despite surgeon's warnings'Hips failed after 2.5 yrs far more regularly than other models, tests foundThey were suspected of causing potentially toxic metal to get into bloodRevelations on warnings come in Los Angeles compensation court case By Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 02:26 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 02:30 GMT, 1 February 2013 Toxic hip implants used in thousands of operations in Britain were sold by a company which knew for at least three years that they could be dangerous, it was claimed today. Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy advertised ‘metal-on-metal’ hip implants despite a top surgeon allegedly telling one of the manufacturer’s executives in an email that they were causing problems
Ofcom boosts efforts to trace nuisance callers as study finds numbers have DOUBLED in a year Three quarters of landline owners received an unwelcome marketing call in the past year – up from one in four the year before, according to telecommunications watchdog Ofcom. At the same time, almost three in four received some form of hard-sell cold call from salesmen pushing everything from compensation for accidents that never happened to home broadband. Fury: Nearly half of us have reported receiving a marketing call in the past year (file photo) Silent calls are caused by call centre computers which randomly dial thousands of numbers and should have a salesman ready to talk to anyone who picks up.
Murderers and drug dealer to get IVF in prison and you'll be paying! Criminals using European Human Rights laws to start families at taxpayers' expenseMinisters may be powerless to stop demands for treatment because of a ruling by European Court of Human Rights Turning down demands could lead to court action costing tens of thousandsNames and identity of the prisoners are protected but four are murderers and one a drug dealer | UPDATED: 08:27 GMT, 28 December 2012 Four murderers and a drug dealer are in line for taxpayer-funded fertility treatment so that they can father a child from behind bars. The killers are demanding to be allowed to take part in IVF treatment despite serving life sentences.
'Great journalism': How Leveson praised our Lawrence campaign | UPDATED: 00:16 GMT, 30 November 2012 Murdered: The Mail's campaign to bring the killers of Stephen Lawrence to justice was singled out for praise The Daily Mail’s campaign to bring the killers of Stephen Lawrence to justice was singled out in the Leveson report as an example of ‘great journalism’ in the British Press. Under the headline ‘Murderers’, in 1997 the newspaper devoted the front page to an article naming the five men accused of killing the 18 year old student A-level student