Injuries in UK Law

  • Anns v Merton London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Mayo 1977
    ...... of the six years (amended by the Law Reform (Limitation of Actions, etc.) Act 1954 to three years in actions for damages for personal injuries) from the date when the cause of action accrued. Every member of this House in Jopling v. Cartledge expressed the view that it was unreasonable and ......
  • Swain v Hillman
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 Octubre 1999
    ......The judge was dealing with a case management conference in respect of a claim by Mr Paul Swain for personal injuries against Mr Hillman and Mr Gay who are builders. The chronology in this case makes sorry reading. . 3The accident in relation to which Mr Swain ......
  • Moeliker v A. Reyrolle & Company Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 Enero 1976
    ......Justice Boreham at Newcastle-upon-Tyne on the 24th March, 1975, by which he awarded the plaintiff a total of £3,000 damages for personal Injuries. The total of £3,000 was made up of two items, £2,250 for pain and suffering and loss of amenity, and £750 for loss of earning capacity. He also ......
  • Anns v Merton London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Mayo 1977
    ...... of the six years (amended by the Law Reform (Limitation of Actions, etc.) Act 1954 to three years in actions for damages for personal injuries) from the date when the cause of action accrued. Every member of this House in Jopling v. Cartledge expressed the view that it was unreasonable and ......
  • British Transport Commission v Gourley
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Diciembre 1955
    ...... Earl Jowitt My Lords, . 1 the Respondent, who is an eminent civil engineer, suffered severe injuries whilst travelling in a railway train owing to the negligence of the Appellants' servants, and brought his action to recover damages. . . 2 ......
  • Davies v Powell Duffryn Associated Collieries (No. 2)
    • House of Lords
    • 27 Abril 1942
    ......'s father under the Fatal Accidents Acts and £500 to the father as administrator under the Law Reform Act for the deceased girl's personal injuries, including loss of her leg. The £500 was reduced by the Court of Appeal to £22. This sum was awarded for loss of expectation of life. But in this ......
  • Wilsons and Clyde Coal Company v English
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Julio 1937
    ......, who is an oncost workman in one of the Appellants' coal mines, claims damages at common law from the Appellants in respect of personal injuries sustained by him on the 27th March, 1933, while employed at the Appellants' Glencraig Colliery in Fife. The case was tried before a jury, on a ......
  • Adams v Cape Industries Plc
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 Julio 1989
    ....... . 6 The awards were made in respect of claims for damages for personal injuries and consequential loss allegedly suffered by each plaintiff as a result of exposure to asbestos fibres emitted from the premises of a primary ......
  • Fairchild v Glenhaven Funeral Services Ltd and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Junio 2002
    ......The challenge to the traditional approach has manifested itself in cases dealing with non-traumatic injuries such as man-made diseases resulting from the widespread diffusion of chemical products, including product liability cases in which a product which ......
  • R v Lang
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 03 Noviembre 2005
    ...... of shop premises should in themselves fall within the category of giving rise to significant risk of serious harm where no physical injuries are caused and there is no evidence of psychological injury. This case fell within section 229(3), although the judge in his sentencing remarks did ......
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