Stagecoach South Western Trains Ltd v (1) Kathleen Hind (2) Andrew Steel

[2014] EWHC 1891 (TCC)

Barrister: Richard Stead
Area of Law: Property Insurance Litigation 
Summary: Richard was recently instructed by Lyons Davidson to represent the first defendant in the High Court in this property damage case in which a tree fell onto a main railway line. The claimant train operator sought to recover the cost of repairing damage to a train, and other consequential costs, against the first defendant landowner and the second defendant tree surgeon after a tree growing on the first defendant’s land fell onto the adjoining railway line.  A train collided with the tree causing extensive damage to the rolling stock. Read more here.