Mitchell and Another (Aps) v Glasgow City Council: SCS 29 Feb 2008

(Extra Division, Inner House) The pursuers sought to hold the Council responsible in negligence after a neighbour (D) killed the husband and father. The defenders had been aware of D’s threatening and aggressive behaviour towards the deceased, including claims that he would kill the deceased if D were to be evicted.
Lady Paton
[2008] ScotCS CSIH – 19, 2008 SC 351, 2008 GWD 10-192, 2008 SCLR 375, 2008 SLT 368
Cited by:
CitedRobinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police SC 8-Feb-2018
Limits to Police Exemption from Liability
The claimant, an elderly lady was bowled over and injured when police were chasing a suspect through the streets. As they arrested him they fell over on top of her. She appealed against refusal of her claim in negligence.
Held: Her appeal . .

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Updated: 27 October 2021; Ref: scu.266050