Ahanonu v South East London and Kent Bus Company Ltd: CA 8 Oct 2007

Laws LJ said: ‘There is sometimes a danger in cases of negligence that the court may evaluate the standard of care owed by the defendant by reference to fine considerations elicited in the leisure of the court room, perhaps with the liberal use of hindsight. The obligation thus constructed can look more like a guarantee of the claimant’s safety than a duty to take reasonable care.’
Laws LJ
[2007] EWCA Civ 1125
England and Wales
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CitedStewart v Glaze QBD 7-Apr-2009
Coulson J considered the place of expert evidence in cases involving road traffic accidents, saying: ‘it is the primary factual evidence which is of the greatest importance in a case of this kind. The expert evidence comprises a useful way in which . .

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Updated: 10 May 2021; Ref: scu.264467