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Up a gum tree
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2011

Liability for accidents caused by falling trees is not a new area of law


Defect in highway pavement or carriageway?
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

The Claimant claimed damages for injuries sustained as a result of catching her foot and tripping in a depression in a residential road


Palmer v Cornwall County Council
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2009

On 12 July 2001 Scott Palmer, then aged 14 and a pupil in year 9 at a school in Cornwall, was hit in the eye by a rock thrown at a seagull, by another pupil


House of Lords departs from previous decision in Stubbings v Webb
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 8 2008

The House of Lords has overturned its own previous decision in the case of Stubbings v Webb 1993 AC 498 in which the House had unanimously decided that s11 of the Limitation Act 1980 did not apply to acts of deliberate assault (including acts of indecent assault), and allowed the appeals in the cases of A v Hoare, X and Another v Wandsworth London Borough Council, C v Middlesborough Council, H v Suffolk County Council, Young v Catholic Care (Diocese of Leeds) and Another


£82 million on pavement slips and trips
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 11 2009

English councils have paid out more than £82 million in the last five years in compensation for injuries sustained by people tripping over on pavements


Valentine v Transport for London and London Borough of Hounslow
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2010

On 4 April 2006 Mr Valentine was leaving an industrial estate adjacent to the A4 Great West Road in Brentford on his motorbike when he skidded and fell


Harvey v Plymouth City Council 29.7.10
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2010

Occupier not liable for serious injuries following fall over a tripping hazard at night; there was no implied consent to the Claimant's activities at the time


Hussain v Chief Constable of West Mercia
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2008

Mr Hussain was a taxi driver who claimed that in the course of his work he had been involved in numerous incidents causing him to call on the assistance of the police on more than 50 occasions


Various Claimants v (1) the Catholic Child Welfare Society (2) the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and others 20.10.10
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2010

A large number of Claimants alleged that they had been physically andor sexually abused by staff at St William’s School in Market Weighton


Consultation: charging arrangements for residential social care
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

The Department of Health has published a consultation paper seeking views on proposed changes to the charging regulations to include treatment of personal injury compensation