DJ (appellant) v Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council & anr (respondents)

Wednesday 19 June 2024

By Appellant’s Notice filed 6 September 2023, sealed on 7 September 2023, DJ, the Claimant/Appellant below (C), appeals the order dated 18 July 2023 of Lambert J sitting in the King’s Bench Division following judgment dated 18 July 2023 dismissing the appeal of the order dated 13 August 2021 of Recorder Myerson KC sitting in Sheffield County Court.

Second appeal personal injury. Issue as to whether there can be vicarious liability for abuse perpetrated by a foster carer who is a relative of the victim in circumstances where there would be vicarious liability if he were not a relative.

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