Damages in UK Law
Investors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society
...... 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
...... 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)
......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
......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
......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
...... 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
......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
......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)]
...... 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
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