‘We’ll defend ourselves’, says Anglo as Zambian lead poisoning class action intensifies

Human rights law firms Mbuyisa Moleele and Leigh Day have filed further evidence with the High Court in Johannesburg to bolster their case against Anglo American, which stands accused of causing widespread lead poisoning to communities around the Kabwe mine, with devastating consequence for human health. The law firms have approached the Johannesburg High Court for permission to proceed with a class action in South Africa. Augusta Ventures is backing the case.

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Augusta backs new multi-million pound group claim

Augusta Ventures is backing a new group litigation case that has been brought against Link Fund Solutions, administrators of Neil Woodford’s collapsed equity income fund, amidst claims that they failed in their duty to protect investors. At least £18 million worth of lost investment in the Woodford Fund, on behalf of 1,500 people, is being claimed by Harcus Parker, a specialist commercial litigation firm, with proceedings currently being held in the High Court.

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