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Be careful how you appoint a service provider

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NATALIE LISA HARRISON v JAGGED GLOBE (ALPINE) LTD (2012) ~   CA (Civ Div) (Laws LJ, Pitchford LJ, Lloyd Jones J) 29/05/2012 An interesting case setting out the differences in responsibilty to an injured third party where an an independant contractor and an employee are involved. The court of Appeal quite rightly in my view over turned the decision of the Trial judge …

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Successful Court of Appeal Approved Judgement for Hafezis

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Neutral Citation Number: [2012] EWCA Civ 642 Case No: B3/2011/2127 IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROMCENTRAL LONDONCIVIL JUSTICE CENTRE HIS HONOUR JUDGE COWELL Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL  Date: 17/05/2012 Before : THE RIGHT HONOURABLE LORD JUSTICE WARD THE RIGHT HONOURABLE LORD JUSTICE LONGMORE and THE RIGHT HONOURABLE LORD JUSTICE PATTEN – – …

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Lucky pedestrian recovers 50% of his damages

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Abdul Hafezi’s comments ;  I have deliberatly headed it “lucky claimant ” as in my opinion it was unfair and unjust to expect a driver to react in such short space of time. Moreover, part of court’s duties are to laid down gidelines which would evolve into habits and customs.  A pedestrian stepping into controlled crossing when lights are against him, should be wholly responsible for the cause …