Kent v Griffiths – 2000

NEGLIGENCE, DUTY OF CARE, EXISTENCE OF DUTY, AMBULANCE SERVICE, AMBULANCE FAILING TO ARRIVE ON TIME, NO EXPLANATION FOR DELAY Facts The plaintiff, Kent, was pregnant…

Barrett v Ministry of Defence

NEGLIGENCE, DUTY OF CARE, LIABILITY FOR EMPLOYEE’S DEATH, INJURY CAUSED BY DRUNKENNESS, NAVAL REGULATIONS, SAFETY Facts The plaintiff was the widow of the deceased, who…

Stovin v Wise

Stovin v Wise [1996] UKHL 15 The availability of a private law claim in negligence in respect of a failure of a local authority to…

Ancell v McDermott

NEGLIGENCE, DUTY OF CARE, HAZARD ON HIGHWAY, NO WARNING GIVEN TO ROAD USERS, POLICE AWARE OF THE HAZARD ON THE ROAD, POLICE DUTIES Facts The first…

R v Howe [1987] AC 417

Facts In the first case, the two appellants, Howe and Bannister, and the victim were driven by M to an isolated area, where they assaulted…

Bull v Bull 1955

Bull v Bull [1955] 1 QB 234 Constructive trusts arising from join tenancies. Facts A mother and son jointly purchased a property, however the son…