Archive for December, 2015

AB (by his mother and litigation friend CD) v Lisa Main [2015] EWHC 3183

A motorist who failed to keep proper observation when two young boys were playing at the side of the road as she approached them was liable for the serious brain injuries sustained by one of the boys who moved into the road and collided with her car. Although she was driving at a reasonable speed […]

December 28, 2015 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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Maria Sabir (By her Litigation Friend, the Official Solicitor) v Nana Osei-Kwabena [2015] EWCA Civ 1213

The Court of Appeal considered the correct balance to be struck between causative potency and blameworthiness when apportioning liability for a collision between a motorist and a pedestrian. Motorists would generally be found to have high levels of both because of the “destructive potential” of a car. A motorist appealed against the extent to which […]

December 15, 2015 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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