C v FLINTSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL  EWCA Civ 302 The Claimant had been placed at the age of 14, in a children’s home. She had previously been the victim of her parents’ physical and emotional abuse and she was bullied at school. Over the five months that she was there, she was bullied by fellow inmates. She was then discharged from care and sent home, but returned to another care home where she suffered physical, emotional and sexual abuse at the hands of members of staff. Full report here.
BLAMIRE V SOUTH CUMBRIA HEALTH AUTHORITY  PIQR Q1 The Claimant was a female nurse. On the 12th June 1985 aged 22, she injured her lower back in a lifting accident at work making it permanently vulnerable. Prior to her accident, she had taken a secretarial course after completing her schooling and had worked as a secretary. However she wanted to be a nurse. As a result, she was off work for succeeding years for various periods of time. In 1988 she had an appendix operation and she sustained a whiplash injury. Full report here.
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