Goldswain and another v Beltec Ltd (trading as BCS Consulting) and another

Building – Building operations. The claimants employed the first defendant engineers and the second defendant construction company to enlarge their cellar. The claimants house completely collapsed, and they brought proceedings for negligence. The Technology and Construction Court held that, on the evidence, the first defendant had not acted negligently, but the overwhelming probability that the second defendant had negligently failed to carry out its work with reasonable care and skill was established.

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