Corbett v Cumbria Cart Racing Club [2013]

Facts

  • The claimant crashed into a tyre wall while go-karting and suffered personal injuries

Issue

  • Could the defendant be held liable?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • In such an activity, a risk assessment should have been carried out to satisfy the requirement of reasonable care under s 2(2) of the 1957 Act. Such an inspection would have identified that the tyre wall of subject was insufficient to satisfy the requirement
RELATED CASE  Dooley v Cammel Laird [1951]

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