Shepherd v Travelodge Hotels Ltd

Personal injury – Occupiers' liability – Common law duty of care – Vicarious liability. Court of Session: Granting decree of absolvitor in an action by a pursuer who was injured after slipping and falling and who maintained that the fall resulted from picking up diesel on her motor cycle boots in the defenders' car park, the court held that there had not been a breach of the Occupiers Liability (Scotland) Act 1960, or of a common law duty of care, and the defenders' hotel manageress had not failed in her duty of care.

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