Occupiers’ liability – a dangerous path for pursuers?

The recent case of Louise McKevitt v National Trust for Scotland [2018] SC Edin 20 demonstrates the difficulties Pursuers can face in proving their case under the Occupiers Liability (Scotland) Act 1960 even when it’s accepted a danger was present. The case came before Sheriff Kenneth McGowan in the All-Scotland Personal Injury Court in Edinburgh and related to a claim for damages made by the Pursuer following an accident at Geilston Gardens in Dumbarton.  The Defenders were sued as the … Continued