Skidding; a defender’s burden

In the recent case of Nina Kennedy & Others v Veronica McKenzie [2017 CSOH 118] the question of negligence following a skid was once again considered. The action arose following an accident in August 2013 and was brought by the surviving relatives of the deceased, Vincent Kennedy who had been a front seat passenger in a vehicle driven by the Defender, Veronica McKenzie who was his partner. As the Defender drove west towards Oban along the A85 she lost control … Continued