Trip and/or slip – reasonable system

Lord Ericht issued his Opinion in Caroline Anderson v Ocean Terminal Ltd (2018) CSOH 74. The Pursuer (Claimant) sued on the basis that she slipped and fell and was injured in the Defenders’ Shopping Centre. She claimed that an “A” frame plastic Wet Floor sign had collapsed because its hinge was broken and was therefore flat on the floor. She had stood on it, it had slipped and she had fallen. The Defenders were said to be aware that the … Continued