Cases for Manslaughter by Gross Negligence

What is the case confirming that d had a contractual duty?
Pittwood
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What is the case confirming d had a public duty?
Dytham
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What does the case of Reid confirm?
It confirms that d had a statutory duty
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What is the case where d had a voluntary duty?
Stone & Dobinson
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What duty did the case of Miller show?
Dangerous situation
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What is the case confirming the duty through a special relationship?
Gibbins & Proctor
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What is the case that confrms that a judge decides whether a duty of care is capable of existing in a situation?
Evans
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What happened in the case of Willoughby?
D asked v to help him set fire to d's own premises to claim the insuraqnce, which caused an explosion & v died
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What does this case confirm?
It confirms that this was a duty of care, but does not fall in a specific category of legal duty
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What happened in the case of Khan & Khan?
Drug dealers, who suppied drugs to v, did not help when sh overdosed and it was proved that she may not have died if help was summoned
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Did d have a contractuak duty in the case of Singh?
Yes
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What happened in the case of Signh
D (a landlord) did not fix a faulty gas fire which led to 's death, owing them a contractual duty
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What happened in the case of Wackers?
D was a lorry driver who knowingly carried illegal immigrants in his containers, who all suffocated from the blocked ventilation holes
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What happened in the case of Litchfield?
Owner of a sailing ship knew the engine was contaminated with fuel, but carried on saling, which led to the death of 3 crew members, having a contractual duty
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Did d breach his duty in te case of Bateman?
NO
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What case did this contrast?
Wacker
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What does the case of Wacker confirm?
It confirms that a breach of duty must occur
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What are the 2 cases that confirm that the breach of duty must have caused death in fact?
Pagett/White
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what is the case that confirmungt that the breach of duty must have caused death in law?
Smith
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What does the case of Andrews confirm the meaning of?
It confirms the meaning of 'gross' which is 'so bad in all circumstances that it justifies a criminal conviction' and it 'shows disregard for life & safety.'
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What is the name of the case which show that the risk of death must be obvious to a reasonable person?
Mizra & Shrivastava
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