Series 2 Episode 1 - The Manchester Arena Bombing
On 22 May 2017 hundreds of children excitedly entered the Manchester Arena to watch popstar, Ariana Grande. Sadly, 22 never made it out of the concert hall alive, after suicide bomber Salam Abedi detonated a shrapnel-laden device.
01 September 2020
As his accomplice and brother, Hashem Abedi starts his 55 year jail term, presenter Kate Gerbeau speaks with Figen Murray the mother of one victim, Martyn Hett, and the Mayor of Manchester, Andy Burnham about the atrocity that changed a city. Personal Injury lawyer, Shane Smith and security journalist, Duncan Gardham, also look ahead at what the pending public inquiry could mean for victims’ families and for national security across the country.
What is The Case Files?
The Case Files is a 15-part series presented by award-winning journalist Kate Gerbeau, exploring the stories of those who have gone through the civil justice system, and the legal teams who supported them through it.
From heart-breaking tales of medical negligence to maternity discrimination, you will hear first-hand from those affected - how they managed to navigate the legal system, finding the strength to fight their case and get justice.
Featured experts describe the ins and outs of the stories, reflecting on the impact on the people involved, and explaining the legal consequences for the rest of us.
You can find Series 1 and Series 2 on all major podcast providers, just search The Case Files UK.