Hall v Holker Estate Co [2008]

Facts

  • The occupants knew that a certain goal post was defective and could fall down
  • The goal post fell on the claimant

Issue

  • Could the defendants be held liable?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • It would be reasonable to expect, under s 2(2) of the 1957 Act that a daily inspection was carried out on a known hazard
  • Failure to do so resulted in liability
RELATED CASE  Ashton v Turner [1981]

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