*Love v Halfords Ltd

Negligence – Personal injury. The claimant bought a mountain bike from the defendant and sustained a serious injury following an accident. It was the claimant's allegation that there had been a defect in the bike as purchased and he brought an action under the Consumer Protection Act 1987. Causation was in issue between the parties as the defendant denied that there had been a defect in the bike when purchased. The Queen's Bench Division held that it was appropriate to infer on the expert evidence that there had been nothing defective about its design, assembly or the steel from which it had been made and that the claimant's case would be dismissed.

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