Contributory negligence in the Supreme Court

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The author examines the issue of contributory negligence in light of the recent Supreme Court decision in Jackson v Murray [2015] UKSC 5; 2015 S.L.T. 151. She considers the approach which is adopted in relation to child pursuers against whom the defence is taken as well as the approach taken by appeal courts where an attack is made upon the apportionment made by the court below.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)39-47
Number of pages9
JournalScots Law Times
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • court cases
  • contributory negligence


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