Tag: UK Law

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Ferguson v Weaving
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The licensee instructed the waiters to make sure that customers in his public house did not continue to drink intoxicating substances......

Fairchild v Glenhaven Funeral Services
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Three separate claimants contracted lung cancer (malignant mesothelioma) as a result of their exposure to asbestos during their various courses......

ERJ Lovelock v Exportles - 1968
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: ERJ Lovelock Ltd, the buyers agreed to purchase a quantity of timber from the sellers, Exportles, who were a joint stock company dealing......

Doughty v Turner Manufacturing
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Doughty, was an employee of the defendants, Turner Manufacturing Company, where he worked in their factory....

Exchange Telegraph v Gregory
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Exchange Telegraph (ET) was a news agency that sent telegraph messages. It transmitted the latest stock exchange updates......

De Keyser’s Royal Hotel v Spicer Bros
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendants were constructing a building nearby to the claimant’s hotel. This involved the excavation of the foundations and pile-driving......

Granatino v Radmacher
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The husband contended he should not be bound by the terms of the agreement because he was nowhere near as wealthy as the wife......

Hall v Brooklands Auto-Racing Club
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: D were the owners of a racing track for motor cars. The track was oval in shape with a long, straight stretch, which was over 100 feet wide and bounded......

Daly v General Steam Navigation
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff who was a housewife, was a passenger in the defendant’s vessel. She was injured in an accident and had to be treated over a long......

De Molestina v Ponton
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case concerned ownership of property and the estate of a deceased wealthy businessman. This was a dispute between members of the family......

Groves v Lord Wimbourne
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant was employed at the defendant’s iron works at a steam winch with revolving cog wheels. His right arm became trapped in the cog wheels......

Glasbrook v Glamorgan CC 1925
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The trial judge and the Court of Appeal both held that the police were entitled to do this. The colliery appealed to the House of Lords....

Hillas and Co v Arcos
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Hillas bought some timber from the timer merchants Arcos Ltd. They purchased 22,000 units of timber, and the agreement also contained an option......

Gough v Thorne - 1966
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff was 13 and a half when she and her two brothers, aged 10 and 17, were standing on the pavement, waiting to cross......

Donnelly v Joyce - 1974
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: As a child, the plaintiff sustained injuries to his right leg in a road traffic accident which was the defendant’s fault. Although the leg was not broken......

FERNANDO AUGUSTO MEGALHAES DIAS
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: FERNANDO AUGUSTO MEGALHAES DIAS. This appeal raises a short but important point about the offence of manslaughter by an unlawful and dangerous act....

Day Morris Associates v Voyce - 2003
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Ms Voyce denied that she had entered into this agreement for commission, as she had not signed any contract with the complainants....

Dodd Properties v Canterbury City Council
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: In 1970, the defendants were building a multi-storey car park near to the complainant’s building. The pile driver they had used had resulted in bad......

Haley v London Electricity Board - 1965
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The court was not convinced that it was unforeseeable that a blind person would walk down the street. It was sufficiently foreseeable......

Hollingworth v Southern Ferries
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Wishing to go on a holiday, the claimant asked her friend and travelling companion to make arrangements. This friend went to a travel agent......

DPP v A - 2000
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant wished to raise the defence of duress to a charge of robbery on the basis that two strangers had threatened to kill......

Hadley v Kemp - 1999
14th Jun 2019
Introduction: Their primary argument was that there was an oral agreement that rendered him contractually bound to distribute the publishing income....