*Milroy (a protected party by Mrs Sharon Maria Milroy, his litigation friend) v British Telecommunications plc

Damages – Personal injury. Whilst working for the defendant employer British Telecom, the claimant was injured. He brought an action for damages against the defendant alleging, inter alia, breach of Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 SI2306/98 and regulation 4(3) of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, SI 635/1989. The Queen's Bench Division held that the breach had been made out and that the claimant was entitled to damages to be assessed, subject to a reduction of one third in respect of contributory negligence.

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