Articles matching "abuse"
CN v Poole Borough Council: unanimous Supreme Court decision changes the landscape for failure to remove claims
Paul Donnelly and David Weir consider the implications of the decision handed down yesterday by the Supreme Court in Poole Borough Council v CN (2019)Read more
Liability of local authorities for abuse by foster carers.Read more
The Supreme Court has today decided by a majority of 4-1 that a local authority can be held vicariously liable for abuse of a child committed by foster parents whilst in their careRead more
Yesterday’s Court of Appeal decision in the case of NA v Nottinghamshire County Council will be welcomed by local authorities and their insurers potentially facing strict liability for abuse by foster…Read more
The higher profile of abuse claims has recently led to this issue being given special consideration by the Scottish Government. The result is a new consultation that seeks to introduce primary…Read more
The Court of Appeal has recently handed down a judgment on the issue of limitation in an abuse claim. Whilst not a new issue, it is one that is likely to become increasingly relevant at a time when…Read more