Tag: UK Law

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Bigg v Boyd Gibbins - 1971
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: As part of the negotiation for the sale of property by the plaintiffs, the plaintiffs wrote to the defendants stating that......

Caldwell v Maguire
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was a professional jockey. He sustained severe injuries due to manoeuvres from two other jockeys a left turn in a race......

Brice v Brown
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: C, a woman aged 42, had suffered from a hysterical personality disorder since childhood. She was, however, able to lead a......

Barton v County Natwest Bank - 1999
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff, County Natwest Ltd (CN), loaned money to a company of which Barton (B) was an officer and guaranteed the value of the loan....

Automatism Cases | Law Teacher
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Automatism Cases. The defendant had driven eratically while suffering from hypo-glycaemia (low blood sugar level caused by an excess of insulin in the bloodstream), but was convicted of driving without due care and......

Cassell v Riverside Health Authority
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant had been injured at birth due to the negligence of the defendant health authority, which had been responsible......

Capacity Cases | Contract Law
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: In general, a valid contract may be made by any person recognised by law as having legal personality, that is natural persons, corporations and the Crown...

Credit Lyonnais v Burch Case Summary
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Burch raised the defence of undue influence - stating that Mr Pelosi had induced her to enter into the agreement, and the bank had full knowledge/notice of this....

Barker v Saint Gobain Pipelines
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Barker, developed lung cancer (malignant mesothelioma) following exposure to asbestos in the course of employment....

British Railways v Pickin
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: A private Act of Parliament from 1836 said that if a railway line was abandoned, the land beneath the tracks should become the property......

Bowater v Rowley Regis Corporation
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was a carter employed to go around the streets and collect road sweepings. For this purpose, he was provided with a horse......

Barkway v South Wales Transport
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was injured when a bus drove off the road because of a latent, undetectable defect in the tyre that made it burst....

Congreve v Home Office
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The acts of the executive amounted to the revoking of legally gained, fully paid for licences from the public, effectively forcing members to pay additional fees....

Combe v Combe - 1951
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: During the divorce process, a husband promised to pay his wife a tax-free sum of £100 each year to represent a permanent maintenance payment....

Bowles v Bank of England - 1913
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr Bowles purchased a high number of Irish Land Stock which was transferred to his name in Bank of England books. The Committee of the House of Commons......

Crofter Hand Woven Harris Tweed v Veitch
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellants produced cloth, obtaining their yarn from the mainland – unlike other yarn spun in the mills of Stornoway. The respondents worked for the......

Chester v Afshar - 2004
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant Chester, had managed with bad back pain for several years, which severely limited her ability to walk around and interfered......

British Road Services v Arthur Crutchley
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff transported a lorry load of whisky by road and delivered it to a warehouse owned by the defendant. Upon arrival, the whisky was unloaded......

Cattle v Stockton Waterworks
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Stockton Waterworks Co laid down one of their main roads along and under a turnpike road. Private property was either side of the road....