||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 286 (Oct)
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Tuckey, Latham LJJ and Sir Denis Henry
||Marcus Dignum (instructed by George Ide, Phillips, Chichester) for the claimant.
||Nicholas Heathcote Williams (instructed by King & Franckeiss, Portsmouth) for the defendant.
||21 October 2002
Negligence - Contributory negligence - Apportionment of liability - Road traffic accident - Correctness of judge's apportionment.
On the facts of the instant case, the claimant's speed and determination to overtake other vehicles had been substantially causative of an accident between the claimant's motorcycle and the defendant's car. Accordingly, the judge's apportionment of liability equally between the parties was unassailable.
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