Inquest Jury return verdict of misadventure

Published on 16/03/2021

Following a lengthy inquest touching upon the death of a pedestrian at a set of road works, the Jury returned a verdict of misadventure contributed to by the neglect of the NHS. Interested parties at the inquest included the HSE, Police, Highways Authority, NHS and two companies responsible for the roadworks. Syan Ventom represented the large utility company that instigated the road works. The Coroner made no report in respect of Syan’s client.