A woman who nearly drowned, during a school swimming lesson in Essex 13 years ago, has won a landmark ruling from the UK's highest court, which paves the way for her to pursue compensation from Essex County Council.
Annie Woodland was a pupil at Whitmore Junior School in Basildon, when she had to be pulled from the water and resuscitated. Ms Woodland, now in her 20s and living with her family in Blackpool, suffered severe brain damage. As a result, she is now incapable of looking after her own affairs.
It's a decision that could have an impact on school sports across the country.
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