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Local authority: Trip on cobblestone - Highways Act 1980 – s.58 defence – conscientious annual inspection
In order to establish a claim for breach of duty to maintain the highway under Section 41 Highways Act 1980, a Claimant must identify the particular defect which caused the injury.Read more
The Department of Health has published summaries that highlight the changes to public health functions affecting local authorities as a result of the Health and Social Care Act which come into force…Read more
RTA : Local authority – Highways Act 1980 – non-statutory code of practice - contributory negligence
Of particular interest to local authorities in this Court of Appeal highways decision is the Court’s approach to the Code of Practice “Well Maintained Highways” and its reminder that its…Read more
Here we are in the second week of the post Jackson/LASPO world and things are starting to slowly change, but with no overnight big bang. We need to remember that most of the changes will not impact on…Read more