Jain v Strategic Health Authority [2009]

Facts

  •  Following alleged mistreatment, all residents were removed from Jain’s care home
  • Once claims were ruled false, the business was destroyed

Issue

  • Could the authority be liable for destroying the business with its investigation

Decision

  •  No liability

Reasoning

  •  Conflicting duties – the duty to protect the elderly took priority
RELATED CASE  White v Blackmore [1972]

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