Kaizer v Scottish Ministers

Reparation – Negligence – Prison authorities – Duty of care to prisoner – Protection from harm. Court of Session: In an action in which a prisoner, who was seriously injured in an attack by a fellow inmate, sought damages from the prison authorities, the court held that the defenders to had failed in their duty to take reasonable care to protect the pursuer from reasonably foreseeable risk of harm and were liable to make reparation to him.

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