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McGowan v. W & JR Watson Ltd - advisers criticised by the Court - Court of Session 28.12.06

Mr McGowan was awarded £5,100 after suffering an injury at work(see McGowan v. W & JR Watson Ltd [2005] CSOH 172). The employer appealed, claiming that damages should be reduced by 50% to reflect contributory negligence. In rejecting the appeal the Court of Session criticised those bringing it by saying "it is regrettable that so much time and expense ...

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