Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Highways e-briefing

Highways e-briefing

Whilst many of us have been stuck at home in lockdown, a steady stream of pedestrians, cyclists and now even e-scooter riders have continued to use th ...

Local Authorities not liable for collision at traffic light controlled junction

Local Authorities not liable for collision at traffic light controlled junction

In his recent judgment in Taylor v Gateshead Council and Newcastle City Council, His Honour Judge Freedman highlights the importance of driver awarene ...

No breach of duty in assault of employee

No breach of duty in assault of employee

In the recent case of Shaw v Northumberland County Council, HHJ Freedman looks into the extent an employer is liable for injuries to an employee susta ...