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On the Level – Court of Appeal confirms no negligence for uneven elevator

Eugenie Schneider (‘the worker’) failed to establish that the defendants (being the owner and occupier of an office building) had breached any duty of care that they owed to her to ensure that an elevator stopped level with the floor.

The worker appealed from the decision and the Court of Appeal was required to consider whether the trial judge had erred either by rejecting the worker’s evidence or in determining the nature of the duty of care that was owed to the worker.

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