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‘My daughter should have been in hospital, not a police cell’

The mother of a 43-year-old woman who died when locked in a Kent Police station cell has welcomed a jury’s conclusion that police officers’ failure to ensure she was medically assessed may have cost her life. Mother-of-four Debbie Padley had been taken to Tonbridge Police Station’s custody suite following a domestic incident at her home […]

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Woman awarded £22,600 damages for years of domestic and sexual abuse

A woman who was abused by her partner for more than a decade has been awarded damages by a Government scheme to compensate victims of violent crime – even though he was never convicted of any offence against her. The woman, of Northamptonshire, was left devastated after being told charges against her partner for coercive and controlling […]

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subpostmasters involved in the post office horizon scandal represented by hudgell solicitors

Statement following Government announcement offering £600,000 compensation to subpostmasters who have had Post Office Horizon convictions overturned

Solicitor Neil Hudgell, of Hudgell Solicitors, represents 70 former subpostmasters who are seeking compensation from the Post Office after having convictions relating to the Post Office Horizon Scandal overturned. Reacting to a Government announcement that all are to be offered £600,000 compensation to settle their claims for damages, he said: “First, we welcome any announcement […]

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the cps has said four men will face charges relating to the death of jack barnes

Four men to face criminal charges over death of Jack Barnes

The Crown Prosecution Service has today announced that Greater Manchester Police have been authorised to charge four men in relation to death of Jack Barnes, from Hull. Mr Barnes, 29, died after being chased and restrained by staff working at the station in October 2016. At a subsequent inquest into his death, at which Hudgell […]

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Legal team represents vaccine injured groups at Covid-19 Public Inquiry

Hudgell Solicitors has today represented three groups of people who suffered ill health – and families who lost loved ones after having vaccinations – at the Covid-19 Public Inquiry, at which they have been granted status to give evidence as Core Participants. UKCVFamily, Vaccine Injured Bereaved UK (VIBUK) and the Scottish Vaccine Injury Group, which […]

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Holiday couple seriously injured in Greece after being hit by motorbike

Hudgell Solicitors is representing a couple their holiday accident claim for compensation after suffering serious injuries when they were hit by a motorbike as they walked to the beach in Greece. Zoran Kittlety and Alisha Owens from Bath were left with a broken leg and a fractured skull in the road traffic accident which happened on […]

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Statement on behalf of the family of Nicola Bulley

Following today’s Inquest at County Hall, Preston, into the death of Nicola Bulley, where the Coroner recorded a conclusion of accidental death, her family have released a statement through Hudgell Solicitors. Solicitor Terry Wilcox, who has supported the family through the Inquest process, read the statement to the media, highlighting how the family are still […]

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Man died of internal bleeding caused by blood thinning medication

Hudgell Solicitors have supported the family of retired Humberside Police Detective Inspector Andy Kirby at the Inquest into his death, Hull Coroners Court heard Mr Kirby did not die of Covid-19 as Hull Royal Infirmary told them, but of a “massive” internal bleed after being prescribed medication he had previously had an adverse reaction to. Following […]

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