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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. Essential Cases provides you with succinct summaries of some of the landmark and most influential cases in tort law. Each summary begins with a review of the main case facts and decision. The summary is then concluded with expert commentary on the case from the author, Craig Purshouse, including his assessment of the wider questions raised by the decision.

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Essential Cases: Tort Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. Essential Cases provides you with succinct summaries of some of the landmark and most influential cases in tort law. Each summary begins with a review of the main case facts and decision. The summary is then concluded with expert commentary on the case from the author, Craig Purshouse, including his assessment of the wider questions raised by the decision.

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officer or other prisoner wrongfully locked him in. Comment Iqbal is an essential false imprisonment case for its restatement of the basic elements of the tort. In holding that false

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Rhodes is an essential case as it clarifies the elements of the rule in Wilkinson v Downton. By reconstructing the historical context of Wilkinson and the subsequent case law, Lady

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the antidote to the enzyme disturbance before his death. Comment Barnett is an essential case for its illustration of the ‘but for’ test for determining factual causation. The claimant

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1 AC 155] but also, without any explanation, necessary.’ Comment Frost is an essential case on the law of psychiatric injury generally and primary victims in particular. In

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rather that where statements are published to a large audience. What makes Caparo an essential case, though, is that it changed the methods the courts use in determining whether a duty

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event on television. Comment Alcock is an essential case on recovery for negligently inflicted psychiatric damage. The case limits the number of claimants who will be categorized

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enjoyment of their land against those of their neighbour(s). St Helen’s Smelting Co is an essential case for its distinction between physical damage to land and what is called ‘amenity damage’

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831 Full case judgment: The reported judgment, cited as [1990] 1 AC 831, is available from the ICLR. Alternatively, you can view the full judgment for this case, cited as [1990]

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rigidly to previous cases then the law will not develop and may no longer be socially relevant. It is not necessarily a good thing to stick to past cases if those cases have been wrongly

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59 Full case judgment: The reported judgment, cited as [2000] 2 AC 59, is available from the ICLR. Alternatively, you can view the full judgment for this case, cited as [1999]

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[2009] UKHL 11 Full case judgment: You can view the full judgment for this case on the open-access BAILII website, http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKHL/2009/11.html Other

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2 Full case judgment: The reported judgment, cited as [2015] 1 AC 1732, is available from the ICLR. Alternatively, you can view the full judgment for this case, cited as [2015]

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215 Full case judgment: The reported judgment, cited as [2002] 1 AC 215, is available from the ICLR. Alternatively, you can view the full judgment for this case, cited as [2001]

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155 Full case judgment: The reported judgment, cited as [1996] 1 AC 155, is available from the ICLR. Alternatively, you can view the full judgment for this case, cited as [1995]

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245 Full case judgment: The reported judgment, cited as [2012] 1 AC 245, is available from the ICLR. Alternatively, you can view the full judgment for this case, cited as [2011]

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org/uk/cases/UKHL/2005/23.html Other perspectives: Use the Law Trove search tools to read other authors’ accounts and commentaries on this case. Facts The case consisted

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388 Full case judgment: The reported judgment, cited as [1961] AC 388, is available from the ICLR. Alternatively, you can view the full judgment for this case, cited as [1961]

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46 Full case judgment: The reported judgment, cited as [2004] 1 AC 46, is available from the ICLR. Alternatively, you can view the full judgment for this case, cited as [2003]