Advocate’s Advice: Road traffic accidents

Bill Braithwaite QC considers what issues arise when there is evidence to suggest a claimant may not have been wearing a seat belt ‘The burden of proof is firmly on the defendant, but this definitely does not mean that the claimant should wait and see how the defence put the argument.’ Seat belt issues never …
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Cases Referenced

  • Hughes v Williams [2012] EWHC 1078 (QB)
  • Murphy v East Ayrshire Council [2012] CSIH 47
  • Stanton v Collinson [2010] EWCA Civ 81