Gilchrist v Asda Stores Ltd

Personal injury – Health and safety – Liability. Court of Session: Granting decree of absolvitor in an action by a shop assistant who was injured when she fell off a footstool she was using to hang clothing up on racks in the defenders' shop, the court held that it had not been shown that the accident happened as a result of any use of the stool in breach of the employer's duties.

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