19th July - Law News

2032nd Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Protest calls grow as Israel tightens grip on al-Aqsa. The Fatah party of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has called for a Day of Rage to protest against new security measures introduced by Israel at a Jerusalem site which is holy to both Muslims and Jews. The call follows the implementation of metal detectors and turnstiles at the entrance of al-Aqsa compound after a deadly shootout between Israeli troops and Palestinians there on Friday.

Focus of the day story:   NHS clinical negligence claims down but legal costs rise to £624m. Obstetric claims accounted for 50 per cent of new claims’ total value. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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