Defence alleging contributory negligence in occupier's liability claim

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Defence alleging contributory negligence in occupier's liability claim

[In the High Court of Justice

OR

In the COUNTY COURT AT [insert]]

[[Specify division]]

[[Specify Specialist court]]

[[Insert location] District Registry]

Claim No:

Between

  1. [A B]        Claimant

  1. and

  1. [X Y]        Defendants

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Defence

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    1. 1

      For the purposes of this action only, it is admitted that the Claimant’s fall while using a stile was caused by the Defendant’s negligence and/or breach of statutory duty under the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957.

    1. 2

      It is admitted that the Claimant sustained some injury as a result of the accident but the Defendant is unable to admit the extent of that injury for lack of knowledge.

    1. 3

      It is the Defendant’s case that the Claimant’s accident was caused or

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