Accidents on the highway

Accidents on the highway guidance:

Types of accidents A personal injury claimant who has been injured in an accident on a highway may claim that the maintenance, or the lack of it, of the highway itself...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

Precedents

Produced in partnership with Thea Wilson of 12 Kings Bench Walk STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6...

Precedents

STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

Precedents

STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

Precedents

The statutory defence As noted in the Practice Note: Establishing the dangerous condition of highways, the burden is on the claimant to establish a breach of section 41...

Practice Note

Duty of care The duty of care to highway users is set out in section 41 of the Highways Act 1980 (HiA 1980), which simply provides that the highway authority is under a...

Practice Note

STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

Precedents