16-year legal battle over laptop reaches UK supreme court – The Guardian

Posted January 10th, 2014 in banking, consumer credit, contracts, news, sale of goods, Supreme Court by tracey

‘All Richard Durkin wanted was a laptop with an inbuilt modem. But what he ended up with was an epic 16-year legal tussle, a £250,000 bill for legal fees and, now, a date at the supreme court. The 44-year-old married father of two has been engaged in a David-and-Goliath battle against the bank that he says “annihilated” his credit rating after he walked into his local PC World to buy a £1,500 laptop in 1998.’

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The Guardian, 9th January 2014

Source: www.guardian.co.uk