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  • Apr 19, 2012
  • 07:50 PM

Interpreting error leads to £25,000 retrial costs

Ruth Green / The Lawyer
...a Romanian-speaking defendant was interpreted as saying that they had been “bitten” by the claimant. It was only on Friday during cross-examination when the defendant was asked to produce photographic evidence of the bite mark that the error was revealed. The claimant had in fact said that they had been “beaten”.

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