Man sues council for £33k after slipping on berries

2013-03-21T23:29:11+05:00

HEREFORDSHIRE (TG)A man has successfully sued his town council for nearly £33,000 after slipping on some berries while walking through a churchyard and breaking a bone. Robert Marsh, 61, lost his balance after skidding on the red yew tree berries which were scattered on a footpath. Mr Marsh sued his local council after the fall in November 2010 but was awarded an out of court settlement of £33,824.92. He suffered a broken bone when he fell over outside the main entrance of St Peter’s Church in Bromyard, Herefordshire. 

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