Case Law

Negligence and ‘duty of care’: HXA v Surrey County Council [2022] EWCA Civ 1196

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By Rachel Murray Introduction This was the second appeal against a High Court decision to strike out (dismiss) negligence claims in two separate cases brought by two adults against local authorities – Surrey County Council (in respect of HXA) and Wolverhampton County Council (in respect of YXA) – relating to harm they suffered as children […]

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