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MS v Leicestershire County Council

The defendant highway authority had no liability to the claimant in negligence in respect of a warning sign that she alleged was obscured by foliage.

Andrew Clarke
Andrew Clarke Partner

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Spreading the net on vicarious liability

The Court of Appeal has confirmed that an employer can be vicariously liable for the wrongful acts by its employees done with the intention of harming…

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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YH v Kirklees Council, Occupiers' Liability Act 1957

The defendant local authority was not liable for injuries suffered by a primary school pupil who fell when using play equipment in the school...

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Cavanagh v Witley Parish Council, Court of Appeal

The defendant local authority was liable to the claimant for a tree that fell onto the highway and collided with the bus he was driving.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Duty of care, negligence and assumption of responsibility

When the Supreme Court reconvene for the Michaelmas term in October, public bodies will be keenly awaiting the judgments in...

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Surviving the 'POCA freeze'

Which party should bear the cost of complying with POCA? Mickaela Fox & Nicholas Medcroft examine the consent regime.

Mickaela Fox
Mickaela Fox Partner

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Defeating subtle brain injury claims through a meticulous approach expert to medical evidence

Subtle traumatic brain injury claims are a thorn in the side of defendant insurers as they rely heavily on a subjective account of the alleged…

Michael Rogers
Michael Rogers Principal Associate

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