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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.

The Case Files is a 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.

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.

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Podcasts Episodes

Series 2 Episode 8 – Time to reflect. Kate Gerbeau looks back on a dramatic year on The Case Files, where we have heard some heart-breaking stories as well as legal landmarks. But what’s to come in 2021?

Series 2 Episode 7 - Mum Knows Best. They say a mother’s instinct is one of the most powerful ways to protect a child, so what happens when medical professionals tell you that your instincts are wrong?

Series 2 Episode 6 - Too Young To Get Cancer. Emma Swain was too young to be offered a screening test when she died of cervical cancer. For months she had reported tell-tale symptoms of the survivable cancer to her GP but she was told she was worrying unnecessarily.

Series 2 Episode 5 - Getting Away With Murder. Every year thousands of Brits jet off to party destinations abroad filled with hopes of partying till dawn and earning enough money to escape the mundane. Different country, different people, different laws.

Series 2 Episode 4 - Deadly Dust. Mesothelioma is known as the ‘silent killer’. It’s a cancer that lays dormant in its victims’ bodies for decades before extinguishing their life, during their golden years. But this is a cancer that could have been almost completely avoided.

Series 2 Episode 3 - Vegan Victory Growing up in a state of oppression, Catalonian Jordi Casamitjana, says his childhood experiences made him identify closely with the animal world.

Series 2 Episode 2 - Women: Worth Less? Being paid fairly for the work you do may seem like an obvious expectation in this day and age but for some women that simply isn’t the case.

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.

Bonus Episode - Coronavirus: Part Two - Your Employment Rights. As COVID-19 continues to cause disruption across the globe we asked two expert lawyers to provide clarity amongst the confusion.

Bonus Episode - Coronavirus: Part One - Your Consumer Rights. As COVID-19 continues to cause disruption across the globe we asked two expert lawyers to provide clarity amongst the confusion.

Bonus Episode - Legal Insiders. Back by popular demand, Kate spends this week exploring the evolution of the legal sector and discovering what life is really like behind all the Latin and jargon.

Episode Twelve - Employment Law 101. In this week’s episode we tackle some of the biggest questions you have about your rights within the workplace.

Episode Eleven - Surviving Terror. Keith Chapman was crossing Westminster Bridge like any other day at work, when he was mowed down by a white van. The van, travelling around 76mph was driven by terrorist, Khalid Masood, who went on to kill five people, and injure over 50 during one of the worst terrorist attacks to happen in Britain.

Episode Ten - One in a Thousand. Catrin Pugh was 19 years old when a coach crash almost claimed her life, leaving her with burns so severe that she was given just a one in 1,000 chance of survival.

Episode Nine - Abused: Finding Our Voice (part two). Chetham’s School of Music, in Manchester, was once known as a prestigious private music school for gifted young musicians. But that reputation was left in tatters after a number of former pupils came forward with allegations of appalling sexual and emotional abuse by people working at the elite institution – including violin teacher, Christopher Ling.

Episode Eight - Abused: Finding Our Voice (part one). Chetham’s School of Music, in Manchester, was once known as a prestigious private music school for gifted young musicians. But that reputation was left in tatters after a number of former pupils came forward with allegations of appalling sexual and emotional abuse by people working at the elite institution – including violin teacher, Christopher Ling.

Episode Seven - Punished for Being Pregnant. Every year thousands of women are penalised at work, simply for getting pregnant.

Episode Six - The Evil Doctor. Disgraced breast surgeon, Ian Paterson, is at the centre of one of the most shocking clinical scandals in British history.

Episode Five - Sepsis: Silent Killer. In this episode of The Case Files we hear from our client, Louise Harvey-Smith, who was told her toddler Reuben had tonsillitis when in fact he was fighting for his life against sepsis.

Episode Four - When Food is Fatal. In this episode of The Case Files we feature the tragic story of 18 year old Shahida Shahid. Despite explaining her allergy to dairy to restaurant staff she was killed after being served a burger that was covered in buttermilk.

Episode Three - Holiday from Hell. This episode of The Case Files features the story of Jemma Joslyn who almost lost her life after an accident abroad.

Episode One - Freed to Kill Again. When Nicola Gogarty’s phone rang on 17th July, 2015, as she waited to board a plane in Dublin airport for a holiday, she had no idea her life was about to change forever.

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