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You should follow this case to answer the question and make a summary report. Julie is employed at a local School. Julie has a physical disability – she suffers from chronic rheumatoid arthritis in one of her arms. When un-loading stationery and storing it in the stationery cupboard she has a twinge in her arthritic arm – the cupboard fell on top of her as she was loading it and she is injured as a result of this accident. When sued for damages the School pleads: a) Julie was negligent in not waiting for an inspection or additional help by a another person to complete the piece of work safely b) Julie willingly accepted what she knew, would be a difficult task based on her disability, and; c) Julie could have prevented the shelving to fall had she been more careful. 1) What laws/Acts may have been broken by the School. 2) Discuss the legal points in detail and advise all parties as to their rights and responsibilities.
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