Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 467 (Oct)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Treacy J

Representation Simon Levene (instructed by Gardner Leader, Newbury) for the claimant.
  Susan Rodway QC (instructed by Morgan Cole) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 31 October 2002

Catchwords

Negligence - Duty of care - Action - Proceedings against employer - Personal injury - Liability.

The Case

Where the claimant sustained serious multiple injuries after falling from a scaffold tower, it was held that in the circumstances, the defendants, who were the claimant's employer and a company which had contracted the claimant's employer to carry out various works, had been negligent and were in breach of statutory duty.

Practice Areas

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