R (Lewis) v HM Coroner for the Mid and North Division of the County of Shropshire [2009] EWCA Civ 1403

A coroner is not obliged to leave to the jury a fact or circumstance which could have caused or contributed to the death but cannot be shown probably to have done so.

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R (Lewis) v HM Coroner for the Mid and North Division of the County of Shropshire [2009] EWCA Civ 1403

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Judgment: 21 December 2009

Hearing dates: 9 & 10 December 2009

Before: LJJ Sedley, Rimer, Etherton

Mr Tim Owen QC and Mr Paul Bowen (instructed by Bhatt Murphy) for the Appellant

Mr Jonathan Hough (instructed by the Legal Department for Shropshire County Council) for the Respondent

Ms Jenni Richards and Mr Colin Thomann (instructed by Treasury Solicitor) for the Interested Party

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