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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


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


£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


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


Discretion of the Bar Standards Board
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2012

Mr Islam, the appellant, unsuccessfully appealed against a decision of the Qualifications Committee of the Bar Standards Board (BSB) upholding the refusal of the Head of Education Standards of BSB to exercise its discretion to allow him to undertake the Bar Vocational Course (BVC


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


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


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


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