Mark Savill Represents Owner of Burnley Care Home in Health and Safety Case
Regina (Lancashire County Council) v John Pinder
On September 9th Mark Savill represented the owner of a Burnley care home at his sentencing hearing before Preston Crown Court, following his guilty plea to a health and safety offence. Mr Pinder had been prosecuted in relation to the death of an elderly resident, who had fallen from a stair lift. The court was persuaded that there was 'only so much' Mr Pinder could have done to ensure the appropriate rules were followed.