Bradburn v The Great Western Railway Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtExchequer
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116 cases
  • Wood v British Coal Corporation
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 11 April 1991
    ...now appeals. 10 The question raised by these appeals is not devoid of authority from several common law countries. In Bradburn v. The Great Western Railway Co. (1874) L.R. 10 Ex. 1, it was held in an action for injuries caused by the defendant's negligence that the sum received by the plain......
  • Parry v Cleaver
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 5 February 1969
    ...in his possession at the time of the accident grossed up at compound interest. I need not quote from the well-known case of Bradburn v. Great Western Railway L.R. 10 Ex. 1 but I may refer to an old Scottish case Forgie v. Henderson (1818) 1 Murray 410 where the pursuer was assaulted by the ......
  • Fulton Shipping Inc. of Panama v Globalia Business Travel SAU (formerly Travelplan SAU) of Spain: The New Flamenco
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 21 May 2014
    ...not to be regarded as collateral. Put shortly, the claimant cannot recover for avoided loss." The authorities 19 In Bradburn v The Great Western Railway Company (1874) LR 10 Ex 1, the Court of Exchequer held unanimously that a passenger injured by an accident on the defendant's railway......
  • Cunningham v Harrison
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 May 1973
    ...person are not to be reduced by reason of any Insurance moneys received by the injured person, see ( Bradburn v. Great Western Ry. 1874 L. R. 10 Exch. 1; nor by reason of a pension to which he has contributed: see Parry v. Cleaves (1970) A. C. 1: nor by reason of gifts made to relieve his d......
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  • Tort, Insurance and Ideology: Further Thoughts
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 75-3, May 2012
    • 1 May 2012
    ...Arvind (eds), Law, Statute and the Dynamics of LegalChange (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2012).15 Bradburn vGreat Western Railway Co (1874) LR 10 Ex 1.16 Napier and Ettrick (Lord) vHunter [1993] AC 713; Caledonia North Sea Ltd vBr itishTelecommunicationsplc [2002] UKHL 4; [2002] Lloyd’s Rep IR ......
  • Recovery of NHS Accident Costs: Tort as Vehicle for Raising Public Funds
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 62-6, November 1999
    • 1 November 1999
    ...Policy’ (1998) 18 LegalStudies 15.47 The seminal case which deals with insurance policy monies is Bradburn vGreat Western Railway Co(1874) LR 10 Exch 1.48 Law Commission, Collateral Benefits Consultation Paper No 147 (1997) para 2.103.49 Most notably in Hodgson vTrapp [1989] AC 807.50 Law R......

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