Personal Injury Compensation

Appeal in sexual abuse claim against a local authority

DJ v Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council [2023] EWHC 1815 (KB)

The High Court has considered an appeal on the issue of vicarious liability in a case concerning a claimant who had been placed by the defendant in voluntary care with his aunt and uncle, the G family, when he was nine years old. The G family had subsequently become his foster parents.

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