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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
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