Teacher’s personal injury action against Scottish council to proceed after judge rejects ‘personal bar’ claim
A teacher who raised employment tribunal proceedings against her former local authority employer for disability discrimination after she suffered “psychiatric injury” but settled the compensation claim is now suing the council for damages over its “failure to take reasonable care for her mental health”.
Court of Session Outer House 11 March 2020
A Nigerian national who lodged a human right claim to remain in the UK with members of her extended family has successfully challenged a decision to refuse her application to appeal.
Court of Session Outer House 25 February 2020
A landowner who raised a legal action against the Scottish Ministers over what he claimed was a “natural right of drainage” has been granted declaratory that the M74 motorway interferes with that right.
Court of Session Outer House 19 September 2017
The family of a man who drowned after his vehicle collided with a “defective parapet” on a bridge and fell into the sea have successfully sued the local authority.
Court of Session Outer House 31 March 2017
A Scottish local authority has been granted a court order to bury the mummified remains of a couple who died decades ago.
Court of Session Outer House 8 February 2017