corporate manslaughter


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corporate manslaughter

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(Law) law the death of someone caused by an act of corporate negligence
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A pre-inquest review at Oxford Coroner's Court heard that Thames Valley Police and the Health and Safety Executive have launched a joint investigation to consider corporate manslaughter, gross negligence manslaughter and health and safety offences.
DETECTIVES investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that corporate manslaughter offences may have been committed, Scotland Yard has said.
Since then we have stated that it is a criminal investigation, considering the full range of offences from corporate manslaughter to regulatory breaches.
PROSECUTIONS for corporate manslaughter could be brought over the Grenfell Tower blaze.
Reasonable grounds for corporate manslaughter' DETECTIVES investigating the Grenfell Tower fire have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that corporate manslaughter offences may have been committed, Scotland Yard has said.
British police have said there are grounds for corporate manslaughter charges over the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 80 people last month, the BBC reported on Thursday.
The Corporate Manslaughter Act clarifies the criminal liabilities of companies including large organisations where serious failures in the management of health and safety result in a fatality.
THE Ministry of Defence must be subject to corporate manslaughter charges after deaths of armed forces personnel during training, according to a government committee.
They risk corporate manslaughter for serious breaches of their duty of care and driving for work is included in the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.
Father-of-two Fyfield denies four counts of manslaughter, while MNS Mining Ltd, which operated the pit at the time, has pleaded not guilty to four charges of corporate manslaughter.
Team head David Egan is 'thorough, and tactically superb', and has particular expertise in corporate manslaughter cases, fatal accidents at work, and breaches of environmental legislation.
Summary: A water sports centre is to be charged with corporate manslaughter over the death of an 11-year-old girl who was hit by a speedboat.
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