Award of €60,000 to bus driver over alleged slip on ice overturned by appeal court (via Irish Times)

Shakur Ahmed (54) fractured his elbow when he fell down a flight of stairs in apartment block when leaving for work

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has overturned a €60,201 award to a bus driver who allegedly slipped on black ice at the top of staircase in a common area of his apartment block.

Shakur Ahmed (54), of Castlegrange Square, Clondalkin, Dublin, fractured his elbow when he fell down a flight of stairs as he was leaving for work at 5.15am on November 21st, 2016.

The court said a claim that the complex’s management company had an obligation to grit pedestrian common areas in anticipation of adverse weather would place “an unreasonably burdensome duty on occupiers” of premises.

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