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Contributory negligence

Personal Injury Compensation

Contributory negligence

Gul v McDonagh and Motor Insurers Bureau [2021] EWCA Civ 1503

The Court of Appeal has been asked to consider an appeal in a case in which a High Court judge had found that a young man aged 13 years and eight months was crossing a residential road near Shepherd’s Bush in West London, when he was struck by a car being driven by the defendant at about 40 mph. The claimant (here the appellant) had unfortunately sustained very serious injuries and he was found to have been 10 per cent contributorily negligent.

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