Harris v Evans and another [1998] 3 All ER 522 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Court of Appeal rules on suing the HSE

    1 November 1998

    In Harris v Evans and the HSE, the Court of Appeal confirms that HSE advice to local authorities leading to the issue of improvement and prohibition notices cannot, save in exceptional circumstances, be the subject of a negligence claim, even if the advice is negligent and causes economic loss.