AB v John Wyeth & Brother Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1997
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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11 cases
  • Re Order 17, Rule 11 of the County Court Rules; Bannister v S.G.B. Plc and Others and other Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 d5 Abril d5 1997
    ...his pleadings, will be struck out. A recent, much more unusual example of the exercise of this jurisdiction may be seen in AB and Others v John Wyeth and Brother Ltd, when this court upheld Ian Kennedy J's decision to strike out the remnants of the ill-starred Benzodiazepine group litigatio......
  • Bhamjee v Forsdick and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 d5 Julho d5 2003
    ...limiting to fixed categories the kinds of circumstances in which the court has a duty to exercise this salutary power. 13 In AB & Others v John Wyeth & Brother Ltd [1997] 8 Med LR 57, 70 Brooke LJ drew three themes from a number of authorities on this topic. He said: "The first is that the......
  • Davies and Others v Department of Trade and Industry and another
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 d5 Outubro d5 2006
    ...of Sir Michael Turner in the COPD contribution proceedings and noticed his citation from a judgment of Steyn LJ (as he then was) in AB v John Wyeth [1993] 4 Med LR 1 at page 6 where he said:- "… The procedural powers of a judge in control of a group action are not tied to transitional proce......
  • Hospira UK Ltd v Eli Lilly & Company
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division (Patents Court)
    • Invalid date
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