Beattie v Halliday; 4 Feb 1982

References: Unreported 4 February 1982
Coram: Lord Justice-Clerk Wheatley
The court considered a contribution between joint wrongdoers, where the court is concerned with the comparative responsibility of persons who are both liable for the damage.
Held: Lord Justice-Clerk Wheatley said: ‘An appeal court will not lightly interfere with an apportionment fixed by the judge of first instance. It will only do so if it appears that he has manifestly and to a substantial degree gone wrong.’
This case is cited by:

(This list may be incomplete)
Last Update: 02-Feb-16 Ref: 559415