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Tripping trials and the opinion of the "perfectly sensible" witness.....

Those of you that have represented Highway Authorities in tripping trials may be pleased to read the judgment Kent County Council v Lawrence [2011] EWHC 1590 . I'm sure you have all experienced a trial (or two) where the judge has been very interested in the Claimant's personal view as to whether the defect was dangerous. Followed by the evidence of the 'neighbour', who ch... [More]