Click the case name for better results:

Cox v Ministry of Justice: CA 19 Feb 2014

Appeal against rejection of claim for personal injury. While working as the catering manager at HM Prison Swansea, the Claimant was injured in an accident caused by the negligence of a prisoner carrying out paid work under her supervision. The prisoner had dropped a large bag of rice on her whilst she was kneeling. The … Continue reading Cox v Ministry of Justice: CA 19 Feb 2014

Coia v Portavadie Estates Ltd: SCS 6 Jan 2015

(Extra Division Inner House) ‘In this action for damages for personal injury three central issues arise: (1) Was the wardrobe pole which fell and injured the pursuer ‘work equipment provided by the defenders for use or used by an employee of theirs at work’ for the purpose of The Provision and Use of Work Equipment … Continue reading Coia v Portavadie Estates Ltd: SCS 6 Jan 2015

Craner v Dorset County Council: CA 5 Dec 2008

The claimant sought damages after hitting his knee when a trolley he was pushing stopped abruptly on hitting a raised slab on the defendant’s pathway. Held: The defendant’s appeal failed. In the end what was reasonable was a question of fact. ‘for the future that a case of this kind should be considered under regulations … Continue reading Craner v Dorset County Council: CA 5 Dec 2008

Geary v JD Wetherspoon Plc: QBD 14 Jun 2011

The claimant, attempting to slide down the banisters at the defendants’ premises, fell 4 metres suffering severe injury. She claimed in negligence and occupiers’ liability. The local council had waived a requirement that the balustrade meet the minimum height. The defendant had been told that it would neither be allowed to increase its height nor … Continue reading Geary v JD Wetherspoon Plc: QBD 14 Jun 2011

Munro v Aberdeen City Council: SCS 17 Sep 2009

Safety Duty on Employer was not Absolute The pursuer was injured slipping on ice in her defender employer’s car park. Liability depended on the interpretation of regulation 5, the claimant saying that it imposed an absolute requirement to maintain the workplace in efficient working order and good repair. The defender said it was governed by … Continue reading Munro v Aberdeen City Council: SCS 17 Sep 2009

Acts

1267 – 1278 – 1285 – 1297 – 1361 – 1449 – 1491 – 1533 – 1677 – 1688 – 1689 – 1700 – 1706 – 1710 – 1730 – 1737 – 1738 – 1751 – 1774 – 1792 – 1793 – 1804 – 1814 – 1819 – 1824 – 1828 – 1831 – 1832 … Continue reading Acts

McShane v Burnwynd Racing Stables Ltd: SCS 5 Jun 2015

‘This case concerns an accident at the defenders’ racing stables on 25 March 2011. The pursuer was employed there by the defenders as trainer or assistant trainer. He was exercising a horse (‘Psalm 23′) on the training gallop. At the far end of the gallop, just before the third or final bend, his horse fell … Continue reading McShane v Burnwynd Racing Stables Ltd: SCS 5 Jun 2015