Secondary Victims

On 29 September 2015 the Inner House of the Court of Session (Scottish Appeal Court) issued its Decision in the case of Young v Macvean 2015 CSIH 70. The Appeal Court overturned the Decision at first instance to the effect that Mrs Young fell into the category of secondary victims. David Young was a pedestrian aged 26 who was struck and killed by a car driven by the Defender which mounted a pavement.  The Defender was ultimately convicted of a … Continued