Damages in UK Law

  • Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Jun 1997
    ...... background to the present appeals are proceedings brought by two groups of investors against West Bromwich Building Society ("W.B.B.S.") for damages for negligence at common law and under section 2(1) of the Misrepresentation Act 1967. They also claim rescission of their mortgages on the ground of ......
  • Hedley Byrne & Company Ltd v Heller & Partners Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 28 May 1963
    ...... 1 This case raises the important question whether and in what circumstances a person can recover damages for loss suffered by reason of his having relied on an innocent but negligent misrepresentation. I cannot do better than adopt the following ......
  • Johnson v Gore Wood & Company (A Firm)
    • House of Lords
    • 14 Dic 2000
    ......Moores and an inquiry into damages ordered. The alternative claim against Mr. Moores£ solicitors was dismissed. Mr. Moores had been legally aided from an early stage of the litigation ......
  • Rookes v Barnard
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Ene 1964
    ......Justice Sachs, of the 19th day of 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 hereby, remitted back to the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of ......
  • 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 under section 6 of the Housing Act 1957. As against the council the claims were ......
  • Broome v Cassell & Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Feb 1972
    ...... to amend the Draft Judgment: And it is further Ordered , That the sum 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 interest thereon: And it is further Ordered , That of the sum of £22,000 ......
  • O'Reilly v Mackman
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Nov 1982
    ......It is conceded on their behalf that, for reasons into which the concession makes it unnecessary to enter, no claim for damages would lie against the members of the Board of Visitors by whom the awards were made. The only claim was for a form of relief which it lies within the ......
  • Malik and Mahmud v Bank of Credit and Commerce International SA
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Jun 1997
    ......placed them at a serious disadvantage in finding new jobs. So in March 1992 they sought to prove for damages in the winding up of B.C.C.I. The liquidators rejected this "stigma" head of loss in their proofs. Liability for notice money and statutory ......
  • Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington London Borough Council [QBD (Comm)]
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Jun 1996
    ...... like the defendant's other creditors who have contracted with it, not to mention other creditors to whom the defendant may be liable to pay damages in tort. . . 18 I feel bound to say that I would not at first sight have thought that an equitable proprietary claim in the form of a trust ......
  • HJ (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; HT (Cameroon) v Same
    • Supreme Court
    • 07 Jul 2010
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