Stoyanovi v Bulgaria: ECHR 9 Nov 2010

The court rejected an application made by the family of a soldier who died during a parachute exercise, drawing a distinction between risks which a soldier must expect as an incident of his ordinary military duties and ”dangerous’ situations of specific threat to life which arise exceptionally from risks posed by violent, unlawful acts of others or man-made or natural hazards’. An operational obligation would only arise in the latter situation.


42980/04, [2010] ECHR 1782




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CitedRabone and Another v Pennine Care NHS Foundation SC 8-Feb-2012
The claimant’s daughter had committed suicide whilst on home leave from a hospital where she had stayed as a voluntary patient with depression. Her admission had followed a suicide attempt. The hospital admitted negligence but denied that it owed . .
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Updated: 06 June 2022; Ref: scu.426010