Admiralty Commissioners v S.S. Amerika

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date19 December 1916
CourtHouse of Lords
Date19 December 1916
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  • Commissioners of Inland Revenue v Hambrook
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 30 July 1956
    ...absence from hit: work, but they have no claim for damages on that account. The general principle of law is, as Lord Parker stated in the " Amerika" case (1917 Appeal Gases, at page 5), that "the loss of A. arising out of an injury whereby is unable to perform his contract is not 4Another a......
  • Fuller v The Attorney General
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 16 October 1998
    ...the decision of Baker v. Bolton 1 Camp 493 which was analysed by Lord Parker and Lord Sumner in Admiralty Commissioners v. S.S. Amerika [1917] A.C. 38. This is how Lord Parker stated the rule in Baker v. Bolton at page 42: “The second is that no sufficient case has been made for overruling ......
  • Grant v. Winnipeg Regional Health Authority et al., (2015) 319 Man.R.(2d) 67 (CA)
    • Canada
    • Manitoba Court of Appeal (Manitoba)
    • 22 September 2014
    ...al. v. MacDonald (2002), 201 N.S.R.(2d) 237; 629 A.P.R. 237; 2002 NSCA 30, refd to. [para. 48]. Admiralty Commissioners v. S.S. Amerika, [1917] A.C. 38 (H.L.), refd to. [para. Gayhart v. Registrar of Motor Vehicles (1956), 6 D.L.R.(2d) 474 (Man. C.A.), refd to. [para. 50]. de Montigny v. Br......
  • Ferraiuolo Estate v. Olson, 2004 ABCA 281
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • 3 March 2004
    ...General Hospital et al. (1998), 238 A.R. 1; 1998 ABQB 711, refd to. [para. 38, footnote 32]. Admiralty Commissioners v. S.S. Amerika, [1917] A.C. 38 (H.L.), refd to. [para. 39, footnote England v. Lamb (1918), 42 O.L.R. 60 (H.C.), refd to. [para. 41]. McGarry v. Canada West Coal Co. (1909),......
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  • Cases referred to in 1989 Part II
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Nigerian Supreme Court Cases. 1989. Part II Preliminary Sections
    • 29 January 1920
    ...State (1986) 3 N.W.L.R. (Pt.31) 714. ...................................................... 473 Admiralty Commissioners v. SS. Amerika (1917) A.C. 38. ...................................... 183 Agaran v. Olushi (1907) 1 N L R 66 ....................................................................
  • What does it mean to suffer loss? Haxton v Philips Electronics
    • United Kingdom
    • Wiley The Modern Law Review No. 77-6, November 2014
    • 1 November 2014
    ...(MiscellaneousProvisions) Act 1934, s 1.2Reader vMolesworths Bright Clegg [2007] 1 WLR 1082.3Baker vBolton (1808) 1 Camp 493.4The Amerika [1917] AC 38 (HL), 42.bs_bs_bannerWhat does it mean to suffer loss? Haxton vPhilips Electronics© 2014 The Author. The Modern Law Review © 2014 The Modern......
  • COLLATERAL BENEFITS: DEFENDING THE CAUSAL RATIONALE.
    • Canada
    • University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review Vol. 76 No. 1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...617 at 619, [19121 AC 673 (HL), Viscount Haldane [British Westinghouse]. (113) Admiralty Commissioners v Owners of the SS Amerika (1916), [1917] AC 38 at 61, 86 LJP 58 (HL), Lord Sumner. The scope of recoverable damages is further limited within negligence actions to only those natural loss......
  • Illegitimacy and survivorship: the case against high technology births
    • Caribbean Community
    • Caribbean Law Review No. 7-2, December 1997
    • 1 December 1997
    ...had survived a negligent accident. 36 Nicholas, supra, n.5. 37 Ibid., supra, n.4. 38 See Admiralty Commissioners v. SS Amerika (Owners) [1917] A.C. 38 (HL). of estate, for those dependent upon the injured party. 39 Dependency, part of the rationale of the nineteenth century Poor Laws, rathe......

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