Pedestrian’s Duty of Care for Their Own Safety
Mike Shiers blogs about a case which examined the duty of care of a pedestrian when crossing a busy road. The victims were on holiday in Portugal at the time of the accident
Compensation Claims for Losing a Loved One (Secondary Victim)
Mike Shiers blogs about a ‘secondary victim’ claiming compensation for losing a loved one in distressing circumstances. Many people feel that the law in relation to secondary victims is unfair and in need of reform. This area of the law is likely to be brought more sharply into focus when the ongoing inquest into the Hillsborough Stadium disaster is completed. Sadly, there are still many victims from that disaster suffering due to watching the horrific events unfold on their TV screens.