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Donoghue v Stevenson
Neighbour Principle
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Caparo v Dickman
New precedent test
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Kent v Griffiths
It was reasonably foreseeable that a person who was ill would be made more illid the ambulance took too long
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Jolley v Sutton
It is reasonably foreseeable that kids would play on an abandoned boat
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Bourhill v Young
There was no sufficient proximity of time, space or relationship
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McLoughlin v O'Brien
There was no proximity of time or space but there was of relationship
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Hill v Chief Constable
It is not fair, just and reasonable to impose liability on the police to protect every single man
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MPC v Reeves
It is fair, just and reasonable to ask the police to keep an eye on someone who is at risk of suicide
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Orange v Chief Constable
When arrested the police have a duty to look after you
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Wells v Cooper
The reasonable man must act as a reasonably competent person
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Nettleship v Weston
Learners must show the same standard as a competent person
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Bolam
A respectable body of opinion must support the actions of the defendant
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Bolitho
Actions, risks and benefits must be weighed up
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Roe v Minister of Health
Judged on the knowledge available at the time
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Mullin v Richards
Where a child is alleged to be negligent, the standard of care is lower so they are compared to a child of the same age
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Paris v Stepney Borough Council
Risk for the claimant was higher so extra precautions should be taken
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Walker v Northumberland County Council
Standard of care should be raised if the employer knows an employee is more likely to suffer
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Bolton v Stone
Risk was so small the defendant did not have to guard against it
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Haley v London Electricity Board
It is common knowledge blind people walk down the street
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Latimer v AEC
They could not eliminate the risk without closing the entire factory
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Watt v Hertfordshire County Council
In emergencies it is reasonably foreseeable that some things may be forgotten
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Day v High Performance Sports
Lower standard of care when making a rescue attempt
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Barnett
The 'But for' test
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Wilsher v Essex
There were multiple causes so could not be proven on the balance of probabilities
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Smith v Littlewoods
Vandles were uncommon, therefore it was an intervening act that would break the chain
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Corr v IBC
Injury at work is foreseeable but suicide is unforeseeable
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Wagon Mound No.1
Was the kind of damage reasonably foreseeable by the defendant at the time of the breach of duty by the defendant
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Hughes v Lord Advocate
Burns from the oil lamp were reasonably foreseeable by the defendant therefore everything else was too
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Bradford v Robinson Rentals
Cold related injury was the kind of damage so it doesn't matter about the severity
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Smith v Leechbrain
Thin skull individuals can claim for everything
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Robinson v Post Office
Thin Skull Individual
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Scott v London
The thing that caused harm was under the defendants control, the accident would not normally happen unless negligence was involved, the defendant cannot provide any other explanation
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Mahon v Osborne
he thing that caused harm was under the defendants control, the accident would not normally happen unless negligence was involved, the defendant cannot provide any other explanation
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Pearson v North Western Gas Board
Gas company proved they were a reasonable gas company by carrying out precautions so the claimants claim was not valid
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New precedent test

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Caparo v Dickman

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It was reasonably foreseeable that a person who was ill would be made more illid the ambulance took too long

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It is reasonably foreseeable that kids would play on an abandoned boat

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There was no sufficient proximity of time, space or relationship

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Epic summary of key criminal cases 

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