Wilkinson v Hjaltland Housing Association Ltd

Personal injury – Liability – Occupiers' liability – Health and safety. Sheriff Court: In an action in which a social care worker sought reparation from the landlords of a housing development for tenants with social care needs for an injury she sustained when she fell into a hole in the courtyard of the development, the court was satisfied that the pursuer had proved a case under regs 4(2) and 12(2)(a) of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, and under the Occupiers Liability (Scotland) Act 1960, and that there had been no contributory negligence.

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