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Health authority is liable for self-evident risk

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    Fraser v Winchester Health Authority (1999) 55 BMLR 122 CA (0 other reports)

In Fraser v Winchester Health Authority, the Court of Appeal upholds an award of damages to an employee who was severely burned on a camping trip, but reduces the damages by one-third.

Nicola Fraser was a resident support worker employed by Winchester Health Authority at Bishopstoke House in Eastleigh, Hampshire, a home for handicapped young people.