Negligence: A simple question of breach of duty?

Roger Cooper looks at a line of authorities in relation to road traffic accidents which has confused the standard approach to liability ‘Sometimes it is argued that because a breach of duty gave rise to the occasion upon which an accident occurred it caused the accident. This is a fallacy.’Are you aware of the ‘coincidence …
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Cases Referenced

  • Gray v Botwright [2014] EWCA Civ 1201
  • Sam v Atkins [2006] RTR 14
  • Whittle v Bennett [2006] EWCA Civ 1538