Damages and Restitution in UK Law

  • Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Jun 1997,19 Jun 1997
    ...... investors against West Bromwich Building Society ("W.B.B.S.") for damages for negligence at common law and under section 2(1) of the ......
  • M'Alister or Donoghue (Pauper) v Stevenson
    • House of Lords
    • 26 May 1932
    ...... down and a stranger to the manufacture and sale sought to recover damages for injuries which he alleged were due to negligence in the work, and it ......
  • Hedley Byrne & Company Ltd v Heller & Partners Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 28 May 1963
    ...... question whether and in what circumstances a person can recover damages for loss suffered by reason of his having relied on an innocent but ......
  • Johnson v Gore Wood & Company (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 14 Dic 2000,14 Dic 2000
    ......Moores and an inquiry into damages ordered. The alternative claim against Mr. Moores£ solicitors was ..., and the plaintiff's own loss would be fully remedied by the restitution to the companies of the value of the misappropriated assets. It was not ......
  • Anns v Merton London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 12 May 1977
    ...... As against the first defendants (the builders) the claims were for damages for breach of contract and also for breach of the implied undertaking ......
  • Birkett v James
    • House of Lords
    • 25 May 1977
    ...... they neglected that duty they could be liable to pay their clients damages for negligence. The object of the observations of the court was also to ......
  • Rookes v Barnard
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Ene 1964
    ...... May 1961, be, and the same is hereby, Set Aside so far as regards damages and Costs: And it is further Ordered , That the Cause be, and the same is ......
  • Caparo Industries Plc v Dickman
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Feb 1990
    ...... such as would enable an individual shareholder to recover damages for loss sustained by him in acting in reliance upon the audited accounts. ......
  • Broome v Cassell & Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Feb 1972
    ...... of £25,000 paid into Court by the Appellants by way of exemplary damages be paid out of Court to the First Respondent, together with accrued ......
  • Western Excavating (ECC) Ltd v Sharp
    • Court of Appeal
    • 14 Nov 1977
    ...... the employee could terminate it but the employer could sue him for damages for doing so without notice. In my judgment contracts can only be brought ......
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