Tag Archives: Breach of Statutory Duty

BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY AFTER THE ENTERPRISE AND REGULATORY REFORM ACT 2013 : A SCOTTISH DECISION: DALEKS ARE NOT THAT DANGEROUS AFTER ALL

The precise impact of the ERRA upon liability is still very much open to debate.  Some guidance may be found in the Scottish case of Gilchrist -v- Asda Stores Ltd [2015] CSOH 17. A judgment of Lady Stacey where judgment was given on the 17th June 2015. THE CASE The pursuer (claimant to those in […]

CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE, APPORTIONMENT, CAUSATION, BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY AND THE EMPLOYEE

In Blackmore -v- The Department for Communities and Local Government ( Exeter County Court 23rd October 2014 – reported on Lawtel) HH Judge Cotter Q.C. made important observations about issues of contributory negligence and apportionment in cases where the defendant is in breach of statutory duty to an employee. THE CASE This was a fatal […]