Uren v Corporate Leisure (UK) Ltd and Another: QBD 26 Feb 2013

The claimant was seriously injured on a ‘Hello and Fun’ day. He and several others had taken part in a competitive game in the course of which they were allowed to enter a small pool with a one-metre drop into a depth of water of only 18 inches head first. The court now heard a retrial.
Held: The defendant was liable. There had been a reasonably foreseeable risk of serious injury.


Foskett J


[2013] EWHC 353 (QB)




England and Wales


First TrialUren v Corporate Leisure (UK) Ltd and Others QBD 22-Jan-2010
The claimant was injured on a poolside on an ‘It’s a Knock Out’ fun day organised by the defendants. He suggested that the risk assessment was inadequate.
Held: The claim failed. The question for decision is not whether adequate risk . .
At Court of AppealUren v Corporate Leisure (UK) Ltd CA 2-Feb-2011
The claimant suffered injury at a competitive fun day organised by his employers, the RAF at a facility of the respondents. He struck his head diving into a very shallow inflatable pool. He appealed against dismissal of his claim.
Held: The . .

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CitedCockbill v Riley QBD 22-Mar-2013
The claimant sufferd catastrophic injury diving into a paddling pool at a party held by the defendant for his daughter to celebrate completing her GCSEs.
Held: The claim failed. ‘It was reasonably foreseeable that someone would lose his . .
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Personal Injury, Health and Safety

Updated: 11 May 2022; Ref: scu.471202