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Donoghue V Stephenson 1932
*Established Duty of Care, woman drank ginger beer and a snail was in the bottle, however she could not sue the cafe owner as she never had no contract with him.
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Caparo V Dickman 1990
This case, established an important test for English law, it consists of 3 elements. Foreseeability (was it reasonably foreseeable), Proximity (closeness with time. space and relationship) and reasonableness (is it fair and just).
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Watson V British Boxing Board Of Control
Claimant participated in a boxing match and was knocked down, and the medical services failed to reach the scene within 7 mins. it was foreseeable so they were found negligent.
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Sutradhar V National Environment Research Council (2006)
A Bangladeshi man, who suffered from arsenic poison from drinking water, had tried to take action against the National Environment Research Council for not taking certain precautions in order to ensure that acts like such are prevented.
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Calvert V William Hill (2008)
Graham took a large bet of £347,000 and lost, he then requested for his account to be closed but William Hill let him to bet 2weeks later. The employee did not implement the procedure and allowed him to bet.
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Ancell V McDermjott (1993)
The claimant had a road traffic accident and he was seriously injured and his wife died. The incident happened because the car slipped on diesel which had spilt in the road from an earlier incident. The police were aware but never took any action.
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Barnes V Hampshire City Council (1969)
School released kids at 3.30pm, but were released 5mns early, the claimant’s mother was not at gate to meet her, so claimant started walking home, and crossed busy rd where she was hit by a lorry. Lorry was not at fault. School breached duty of care.
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Nettleship v weston (1971)
D a learner driver went out for a lesson, supervised by a friend. D crashed the car into a lamppost, and C was injured. Even learner drivers are to be judged to the standard of a reasonably competent driver. It doesnt matter if they are inexperienced
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Caparo V Dickman 1990

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This case, established an important test for English law, it consists of 3 elements. Foreseeability (was it reasonably foreseeable), Proximity (closeness with time. space and relationship) and reasonableness (is it fair and just).

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Watson V British Boxing Board Of Control

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Sutradhar V National Environment Research Council (2006)

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Calvert V William Hill (2008)

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