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Summary of Recent Cases, February 2020

15/02/20. Here is a summary of the recent notable court cases over the past month. You can also receive these for free by registering for our PI Brief Update newsletter. Just select "Free Newsletter" from the menu at the top of this page and fill in your email address.

Summary of Recent Cases - Substantive Law

James (On her own behalf & in her capacity as personal representative of the estate of Christopher James, deceased) v White Lion Hotel (a Partnership), QBD (Bristol) (Judge Cotter QC) 09/01/2020

The deceased had been staying at the Defendant's hotel. He returned to his hotel room at around 2.46am, having attended a wedding nearby. Sometime thereafter, he fell from the window of the room, and landed on the pavement approximately nine metres below the window. His body was later discovered by a passer-by.

Following this incident, the owners of the hotel...

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