List of cases of Legal English Vocabulary database

(59 in total)

 

I. Cases in the Tort of Negligence (43)

[arranged by main legal issue]

 

A. Duty of Care

Principles of Duty of Care (incl. Proximity)
Donoghue v Stevenson (1932)
Hedley Byrne Co. Ltd. V Heller & Partners (1963)
Home Office v Dorset Yacht (1970)
Anns v Merton (1977)
Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire (1989)
Yuen Kun Yew (1988)
Caparo v Dickman (1990)
Waters v Commissioner (2000)

Type of Harm

Economic Loss

Spartan Steel (1973)
Murphy v Brentwood (1990)
 

Negligent Acts & Services

White v Jones (1995)

 

Nervous Shock

Bourhill v Young (1943)
Chadwick v British Railways Board (1967)
White v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire (1998)
Frost v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire (1997)
Vernon v Bosley No.1 (1997)
Page v Smith (1995)
McFarlane v E.E. Caledonia Ltd. (1984)
Alcock v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire (1991)
McLoughlin v O¡¦Brian (1983)
Greatorex v Greatorex (2000)
 

B. Standard & Breach

 

Standard of Care

Glasgow Corporation v Muir (1943)
Nettleship v Weston (1971)
Bolam v Friern (1957)

Breach of Duty

Bolton v Stone (1951)
Paris v Stepney Borough (1951)
Wagon Mound 2 (1966)
 

C. Causation

Factual & Legal Causation
Barnett v Chelsea (1969)
Knightley v Johns (1982)
Galoo v Bright (1995)
Wilsher v Essex Area Health Authority (1986)
McGhee v National Coal Board (1972)
Baker v Willoughby (1970)

 

Remoteness

Smith v Leech Brain & Co. Ltd. (1962)
Re. Polemis (1921)
Wagon Mound 1 (1961)
Hughes v Lord Advocate (1963)

 

D. Defences

Contributory Negligence

Froom v Butcher (1976)
Jones v Livox Quarries (1952)
 

Volenti Non Fit Injuria

Dann v Hamilton (1939)
Pitts v Hunt (1991)
Morris v Murray (1990)
Reeves v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (1998)
 

II. Hong Kong Cases applying Ordinances to Negligence cases (16)

[6 key Ordinances featured in Negligence cases]
 

22Fatal Accidents

93WongChiSing
98LauTakLung
 

59Construction Regs

92LamYau
95LiTakFoon
95TseHoiCheung
98SiuChiMoon
98TsangChungWan
 

7Exemptions

94OrientOverseas

 

272Motor Vehicles

87HuiTsuiChing1
91TanChou
96HuiTsuiChing2

 

282ECO cases

91WooKinWah
98LamKamNui
98LeungSinKai
 

314Occupier's Liability

86YeungKamFuk
98MaKamYeung