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Green v Fiberglass Co [1958] 2 QB 245 a case before the High Court concering occupiers' liability and escaping liability on the basis of contracting.

Facts:Edit

G was an invitee of F who cleaned his office, during the cleaning G sustained substantial burns due to faulty electrical wiring, thus sued F.

F had hired a reputable contractor to carry out the wiring, therefore had no reason to suspect that the wiring was faulty.

Judgment:Edit

It was held by Salmon J that the specialised and technical nature of the task it would be unreasonable to expect the defendant to check the safety of the wiring. The court also accepted that F had no reason to suspect the wiring was faulty.

The case followed the decision in Haseldine v Daw.

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