Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1998] All ER (D) 684
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Hirst, May LJJ and Sir Christopher Slade

Representation Benet Hytner QC and Peter Anderson (instructed by Russell Jones & Walker) for the appellant.
  Andrew Robertson QC (instructed by Crutes, Sunderland) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 3 December 1998

Catchwords

Police - Negligence - Duty to take care - Plaintiff police officer injured by prisoner - Fellow police officer failing to come to plaintiff's assistance - Whether fellow police officer owing plaintiff a duty of care - Whether chief constable vicariously liable - .

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