RTAs: Agony of the moment

Stephanie Prior assesses whether legal liability attaches when drivers take emergency avoiding action The defendant claimed that his welfare, as a human being, should override that of wild birds and it was therefore unreasonable to perform an emergency stop to save the birds when it put him at harm.Many claims arise each year involving injuries …
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Cases Referenced

  • Gussman v Gratton Storey (1968) 112 SJ 884
  • Parkinson v Liverpool Corporation [1950] 1 All ER 367
  • Richie's Car Hire Ltd v Bailey (1958) 108 LJ 348
  • Sutherland v Glasgow City Council [1951]
  • Welch v O'Leary [1998] CLY 3911