Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 381 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Sedley LJ and Sir Denis Henry

Representation Michael Nicholson (instructed by Pattinson & Brewer) for the claimant.
  Steven Snowden (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 March 2002

Catchwords

Negligence - Contributory negligence - Employer and employee - White-board being incorrectly stored - Claimant employee tripping on protruding leg of white-board - Defendant employer alleging claimant '100% contributorily negligent' - Whether 100% contributory negligence possible at law - (Contributory Negligence) Act 1945, s 1(1).

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