No5 Barristers Win in 'Toxic Sofa' Case

Mon, 26 Apr 2010

Shops ordered to pay £20m over 'toxic sofas'
A number of High Street chains have been ordered to pay up to £20m ($31m) to 2,000 people who received chemical burns from anti-fungal agents in sofas.
 
The victims are expected to get £1,200-£9,000 each plus other expenses for loss of weddings, holidays and wages. 
 
CLICK HERE to read the full story as reported by BBC.co.uk.
 
Long battle for 'toxic sofa' victims ends with pay-out 
A judge at the High Court has ordered several High Street retailers to pay out up to £20m in compensation to customers who received chemical burns from their leather sofas.
 
Lawyers representing around 2,000 people believe it is the largest group consumer action in English legal history. 
 
CLICK HERE to read the full story as reported by BBC.co.uk.
 
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