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Duty to provide adequate supervision: injury at school
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2012

A local authority was not liable for injury sustained by a pupil when he was hit by a golf club during a lesson; adequate supervision provided; the teacher could not have been expected to see every action of a group of pupils at all times


Vicarious liability: connection with employment
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2013

Court of Appeal confirms Defendant not vicariously liable for acts of police officer; claim under European Convention on Human Rights also dismissed


Public liability: school training expedition
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 1 2013

Court of Appeal confirms school was not liable following the death of a pupil during an adventure training exercise


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


Occupier’s liability for slip on wet floor
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 12 2011

Court of Appeal upholds first instance decision that school was not liable for slip; the Defendant had a reasonable system in place


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


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


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


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


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