Their lordships were prepared to contemplate the idea of a defender owing a common law duty of care to the victim’s relatives.
1976 SC (HL) 1
Not followed – Robertson v Turnbull HL 1982
Cited – JD v East Berkshire Community Health NHS Trust and others HL 21-Apr-2005
Parents of children had falsely and negligently been accused of abusing their children. The children sought damages for negligence against the doctors or social workers who had made the statements supporting the actions taken. The House was asked if . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.
Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.224420