Tort Law Case Summaries

Tort Law Cases

This page provides a list of cases cited in our Tort Law Lecture Notes. It also provides links to case-notes and summaries.

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

  • Davies v Swan Motor Co
  • Dawson v Bingley Urban District Council
  • Dews v National Coal Board
  • Dodds v Dodds
  • Donoghue v Folkstone Properties

(E)

  • East Dorset District Council v Eaglebeam

(F)

  • Franklin v South Eastern Railway
  • Freeman v Home Office (No 2)  

(G)

  • Galli-Atkinson v Seghal
  • GB v Home Office
  • General Cleaning Contractors v Christmas
  • Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech Health Authority
  • Gillingham Borough Council v Medway (Chatham Docks)
  • Goldman v Hargrave
  • Goodwill v British Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • Gore v Stannard
  • Gorris v Scott
  • Gough (an infant) v Thorns
  • Gray v Barr
  • Gray v Thames Trains Ltd
  • Green v Fibreglass
  • Green v Goddard
  • Gregg v Scott
  • Grobbelaar v News Group Newspapers Ltd
  • Gwilliam v West Hertfordshire Hospital NHS Trust

(H)

  • Hague v Deputy Governor of Parkhurst Prison
  • Hartley v Mayoh
  • Hayden v Hayden
  • Haynes v Harwood
  • Hedley Byrne & Co Ltd v Heller & Partners Ltd
  • Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hughes v Lord Advocate 
  • Humphrey v Aegis Defence Services
  • Hunt v Severs
  • Hunter v Canary Wharf 
  • Hussain v New Taplow Paper Mills

(I)

  • Ide v ATB Sales
  • Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd v Shatwell
  • Interlink Express Parcels v Night Trunkers
  • Iqbal v Prison Officers Association

(J)

  • Jackson v Murray
  • Jaggard v Sawyer
  • Jebson v Ministry of Defence 
  • Jobling v Associated Dairies
  • Jolley v Sutton
  • Jones Ltd v Portsmouth City Council
  • Jones v Livox Quarries

(K)

  • Kennaway v Thompson
  • Kent v Griffiths
  • Kirkham v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester
  • Kuddus v Chief Constable of Leicestershire

(L)

  • Lamb v Camden London Borough Council
  • Lane v Holloway
  • Latimer v AEC
  • Lawrence v Fen Tigers Ltd
  • Leakey v National Trust
  • Lemmon v Webb
  • Lim Poh Choo v Camden & Islington Area Health Authority
  • Liverpool Women’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust v Ronayne
  • Logdon v DPP
  • London Passenger Transport Board v Upso
  • Lonhro v Shell Petroleum

(M)

  • Maga v Birmingham Roman Catholic Archdiocese Trustees
  • Malcolm v Broadhurst
  • Malone v Laskey
  • Mansfield v Weetabix
  • Mbasogo v Logo Ltd
  • McGhee v National Coal Board
  • McGlinchey v General Motors (UK) Ltd
  • McKinnon Industries v Walker
  • McLoughlin v O’Brian
  • Meering v Grahame-White Aviation
  • Miller v Jackson
  • Mitchell v Glasgow City Council
  • Mohamud v Morrisons
  • Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
  • Morris v Murray
  • Morris-Garner v One Step (Support) Ltd
  • Mullin v Richards
  • Murphy v Brentwood District Council
  • Murray v Ministry of Defence

(N)

  • NA v Nottinghamshire County Council
  • Nettleship v Weston
  • Nottingham Building Society v Eurodynamics Systems

(O)

  • O’Rourke v Camden London Borough Council
  • Ogwo v Taylor

(P)

  • Page v Smith
  • Paris v Stepney
  • Perry v Kendricks Transport
  • Phillips v Britannia Hygienic Laundry Co
  • Phipps v Rochester Corp 
  • Pickett v British Rail Engineering
  • Pritchard v Co-Operative Group Ltd

(R)

  • R (Lumba) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
  • R v Bournewood Mental Health Trust (ex parte L)
  • Rabone v Pennine Care NHS Trust
  • Read v Coker
  • Read v Lyons
  • Redland Bricks v Morris
  • Reeves v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • Revill v Newbery
  • Rhodes v OPO
  • Richardson v LRC Products
  • Rickards v Lothian
  • Roberts v Ramsbottom
  • Robertson v Balmain New Ferry Company
  • Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police

  • Robinson v Kilvert
  • Roe v Minister of Health
  • Roles v Nathan
  • Rookes v Barnard
  • Rowlands v Chief Constable of Merseryside Police
  • Rylands v Fletcher

(S)

  • Sayers v Harlow Urban District Council
  • Scott v London and St Katharine Docks Co
  • Sedleigh-Denfield v O’ Callaghan
  • Shelfer v City of London Electric Lighting Company
  • Shtern v Cummings
  • Simkiss v Rhondda Borough Council
  • Smith v Baker
  • Smith v Leech Brain
  • Spartan Steel & Alloys v Martin & Co (Contractors) Ltd
  • Spicer v Smee
  • Spring v Guardian Assurance
  • St Helen’s Smelting v Tipping
  • Stanley v Saddique
  • Stapley v Gypsum Mines
  • Stephens v Myers
  • Sturges v Bridgman
  • Swain v Puri 
  • Swinney v Chief Constable of Northumbria Police Force

(T)

  • Tanner v Sarkar
  • Taylor v Somerset
  • Thompson v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis
  • Tomlinson v Congleton Borough Council

(V)

  • Vaickuviene and others v J Sainsbury plc
  • Van Colle v Chief Constable of Hertfordshire

(W)

  • W v Home Office
  • Wagon Mound (no 1)
  • Wagon Mound (No 2)
  • Wainwright v Home Office
  • Walker v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
  • Wattleworth v Goodwood Road Racing Co
  • Werb v Solent NHS Trust
  • Westwood v Post Office
  • Wheat v E Lacon
  • White v City of St Albans
  • White v Jones
  • White v Taylor
  • Wilkes v DePuy International Ltd
  • Wilkinson v Downton
  • Wilsher v Essex AHA
  • Wilson v Pringle
  • Wm Morrison Supermarkets v Various Claimants
  • Woodland v Essex County Council
  • Woodward v Mayor of Hastings
  • Woollins v British Celanese

(X)

  • X (Minors) v Bedfordshire County Council

(Y)

  • Yah v Medway NHS Foundation Trust