Articles matching "abuse"
On 13 August 2020, the High Court handed down a judgment on a wasted costs application in the case of Jovicic & Ors v Serbian Orthodox Church – Serbian Patriarchy (2020). This followed a judgment…Read more
Abuse cases typically involve issues of limitation and a debate as to who should bear the legal responsibility for the actions of the wrong doer(s) via the principles of vicarious liability.Read more
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