Alderslade v Hendon Laundry Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
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  • Gillespie Bros. & Company Ltd v Roy Bowles Transport Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • Invalid date
  • White (Arthur) (Contractors) Ltd v Tarmac Civil Engineering Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 17 October 1967
    ...limiting the owner's general liability for Best and therefore to be read narrowly against them within the principles set out in Alderslade v. Hendon Laundry, Ltd. [1945] K.B. 189. Those principles may well apply to Clause 13 which is a general indemnity clause, and may, for the reasons put......
  • White (Arthur) (Contractors) Ltd v Tarmac Civil Engineering Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 9 December 1965 support of that contention. 54 It is perhaps important to see what exactly was decided by ( Alderslade v. Hendon Laundry Limited 1945 King's Bench 189). That was a case where the plaintiff had sent some articles of clothing to a laundry and they had been damaged or lost by the laundry, w......
  • Levison v Patent Steam Carpet Cleaning Company Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 April 1977
    ...limitation clauses, the words are too clear to permit of much manipulation. See what the Judges said about limitation clauses in Alderslade v. Hendon Laundry (1945) King's Bench 189; Harbutts "Plasticine" v. Wayne Tank and Pump Co. (1970) 1 Queen's bench 447 at pages 470, 474; Gillespie Bro......
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