Monthly Archives: December 2017

COURT OF APPEAL OVERTURNS FINDING OF 10% CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE: CLAIMANT’S CONDUCT DID NOT FALL BELOW A REASONABLE STANDARD

In a short judgment today in Casson v Spotmix Ltd & Ors [2017] EWCA Civ 1994 the Court of Appeal overturned a trial judge’s decision that a claimant who suffered injury at work was contributory negligent. “the extent to which the claimant’s conduct could be criticised fell considerably short of that which could properly be categorised […]