Occupiers' Liability – There’s No Duty to Warn Against the Obvious

Occupiers' Liability – There’s No Duty to Warn Against the Obvious Property owners owe a legal duty to ensure that their visitors are reasonably safe – but that does not mean that they have to warn against obvious risks. The Court of Appeal made that point in clearing a local authority of liability in respect of a cyclist who was badly injured when he fell off an ornamental bridge. The man was pushing his bike across the narrow Victorian bridge, which was set in a public park, when he fell over its low parapet onto rocks below.  He suffered grave injuries and sued the council for a seven-figure sum under…