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MS sufferer wins landmark injury to feelings claim over access to swimming pool (James Plummer v Royal Herbert Freehold Limited)

MS sufferer wins landmark injury to feelings claim over access to swimming pool (James Plummer v Royal Herbert Freehold Limited)
Published on: 18 June 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
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Property analysis: James Plummer won his claim for disability discrimination against the company managing a block of flats in Woolwich—the Royal Herbert Pavilions. Mr Plummer had argued that the company should make reasonable adjustments so that he could access and use the leisure club, membership of which came with the purchase of his flat. The court also upheld Mr Plummer’s claim of indirect disability, due to the company’s policy of only performing works on the property if it benefitted all residents. Written by Nick Webster, solicitor at Leigh Day. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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