Mario Schembri v Ian Marshall [2020] EWCA Civ 358

The Court of Appeal addressed the appropriate approach to causation in a medical negligence case where a particular mechanism for a positive outcome could not be proven. Full judgment, dated 10 March 2020 Summary: The court was presented with a case where, had the Appellant not failed to refer the deceased to hospital, she would … Continue reading Mario Schembri v Ian Marshall [2020] EWCA Civ 358

London Borough of Haringey v FZO [2020] EWCA Civ 180

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision in a historic sex abuse case concerning issues of limitation, consent, vicarious liability and causation. Full judgment, dated 18 February 2020 Summary: R had been sexually abused by A’s teacher in the 1980s. A appealed findings that (i) the limitation period should be disapplied, (ii) the sexual activity … Continue reading London Borough of Haringey v FZO [2020] EWCA Civ 180