Shevlin v European Metal Recycling Ltd

Negligence – Contributory negligence. In a quantum dispute arising from a road traffic accident, the conduct of the defendant's driver had been more exceptional, and more negligent, than the conduct of the claimant, both in kind and degree. Accordingly, the Queen's Bench Division, apportioned liability as being 75% in respect of the defendant, and 25% contributory in respect of the claimant.

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