A Scottish case around liability for care

Introduction Turning Point Scotland (charity) operated a facility in Glasgow offering help and accommodation to homeless people with an addiction to alcohol. Francis Hughes suffered from severe alcoholism and died in their care within hours of admission. Facts Mr Hughes was assessed and offered a place in the charity's Crisis Residential [...]

2019-06-27T09:13:31+00:00June 27th, 2019|

Church go-karting a no-go

Social activities related to organisational events should be subject to adequate risk assessment. The recent appeal action was taken by a church to a primary liability decision by a volunteer who sustained injuries while go-karting during a church conference. The appeal court’s decision to support the original findings highlights the need to adequately assess both [...]

2018-12-02T12:52:08+00:00November 28th, 2018|