Pippa Middleton Wins Emergency Injunction in Internet Hacking Case

Pippa Middleton Wins Emergency Injunction in Internet Hacking Case The activities of Internet hackers are a scourge on society – but the law can act fast to protect the privacy of victims. In one case, a judge issued an emergency injunction after the iCloud account of the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, Pippa Middleton, was raided and a raft of personal material downloaded. Miss Middleton’s lawyers were alerted after photographs and private details that had been hacked from the account were offered for sale to the national press by a person who sought to conceal his or her identity. A man had been arrested on suspicion of involvement but police were…

Patient’s Death Exposes ‘Gross Failures’ at Mental Health Clinic

Patient’s Death Exposes ‘Gross Failures’ at Mental Health Clinic In an unusual case that exposed serious shortcomings in the care provided by a mental health clinic, the widow and young daughter of a patient who threw himself under a train after going missing from a ward have won substantial compensation. The man, who was aged 37 and whose wife was pregnant with their first child at the time, was an in-patient at the clinic when he took his own life. Following an inquest, a coroner found that there had been gross failures in his care at the clinic. Basic observations had not been carried out and nursing records had subsequently…