Corporate manslaughter case to begin in February

Source: on 2009-08-19 14:31:00

The first ever case under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act is expected to begin in February next year, but the company is yet to enter a plea.Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings is charged with the new offence of corporate manslaughter, while company director Peter Eaton faces a charge of gross negligence manslaughter.Eaton was due to enter pleas in response to both charges on 19 August, but his legal counsel, Keith ...

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