Monthly Archives June 2018

Drug driving case dropped by CPS following blood test errors by discredited laboratory

In May 2017, we discovered that numerous drug driving prosecutions have been dropped or postponed following a review of blood tests conducted by Randox Testing Services, the discredited forensics laboratory. Richard Silver Solicitors are currently dealing with a number of such cases. In fact, following re-testing by our own forensic scientist, one of these cases has just been dropped by the […]

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Driver acquitted following CPS disclosure failures

Following an allegation of drink driving, our client, a pharmacist, was arrested and required to provide a specimen of breath on the intoxilyser. After failing to provide a satisfactory breath specimen, he was accused of failing to provide a specimen for analysis. His case was that because of breathing difficulties, he was unable to do […]

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