Harvey v Plymouth City Council [2010]

Facts

  • A group of youths fell into a hole on the property of the council while running from an unpaid taxi during the night

Issue

  • Could the council be held liable?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • The youths were not using the land for any permitted purpose; if they were, the danger would have been obvious
RELATED CASE  Wright v Cambridge Medical Group [2001]

Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.

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