Lewis v Six Continents Plc: CA 2006

The claimant was injured after falling from a sash window in the defendant’s hotel. He appeal against refusal of his claim.
Held: The appeal failed. The claimant’s argument, if followed to its conclusion, would result in every window having to be adapted to prevent someone falling from it.


Ward LJ


Times 20-Jan-2006


Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedKeown v Coventry Healthcare NHS Trust CA 2-Feb-2006
The claimant a young boy fell from a fire escape on the defendant’s building. He suffered brain damage and in later life was convicted of sexual offences.
Held: His claim failed: ‘there was no suggestion that the fire escape was fragile or had . .
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Personal Injury, Negligence

Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.238293