Baxter v Barnes (trading as We Barnes Tree Surgeons and/or Upand Out Platform Hire)

Damages – Personal injury. The claimant, an arborist, hired a platform from the defendant in order to fell a tree. The platform collapsed and the claimant sustained serious injury. The claimant brought a claim in, inter alia, contract. The Queen's Bench Division upheld the claim and ordered judgment for the claimant with damages to be assessed.

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