Articles matching "non delegable duty"
Liability of local authorities for abuse by foster carers.Read 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
Local authority: no vicarious liability or non-delegable duty owed in respect of foster parents’ acts
Andrea Ward highlights the key issues and comments on the effect for local authorities when the High Court found there to be no negligence on the part of a local authority in respect of failure to…Read more
Andrea Ward examines this first instance decision involving historic abuse of two claimants by foster parents when they were girls.Read more
This unanimous decision of the Supreme Court has changed the law in relation to the liability of local education authorities for the negligent actions of contractors to whom they delegate…Read more
This unanimous decision of the Supreme Court changes the law as it previously stood in relation to the liability of local educational authorities for the negligent actions of contractors to whom they…Read more