Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 345 (Jul)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Leighton Williams QC sitting as Deputy High Court judge

Judgment Dates: 27 July 2012


Occupier's liability - Common duty of care - Personal injuries - Claimant slipping on steps leading to defendant landlord's property - Claimant seeking damages for personal injuries - whether defendant liable for claimant's injuries - Occupiers Liability Act 1957, - Defective Premises Act 1972, s 4.

The Case

Occupier's liability Common duty of care. The Queen's Bench Division held that the defendant landlord bore no liability for the fall of the claimant as she was ascending a flight of three steps leading to the front door or a property.

Practice Areas

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