Dulieu v White & Sons

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtDivisional Court
Date1901
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86 cases
  • Alcock and Others v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 28 November 1991
    ...illustrate only a directness of relationship (and thus a duty) which is almost self-evident from a mere recital of the facts. 45Thus, Dulieu v. White & Sons [1901] 2 K.B. 669 where the plaintiff was naturally and obviously put in fear for her own safety when a runaway vehicle broke through......
  • Hambrook v Stokes Brothers
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • Invalid date
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  • Murtagh v Min for Defence and Others
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 22 July 2008
    ...CO OF IRELAND UNREP COURT OF APPEAL FEB 1884 BELL & ANOR v GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY CO OF IRELAND 1890-1 26 LRI 428 DULIEU v WHITE & SONS 1901 2 KB 669 MCLOUGHLIN v O'BRIAN & ORS 1983 1 AC 410 JAENSCH v COFFEY 1984 155 CLR 549 MULLALLY v BUS ÉIREANN 1992 ILRM 722 KELLY v HENNESSY 1995 3 IR ......
  • Reclaiming Motion By Melville Dow Against Amec Group Limited
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 28 November 2017
    ...impact or lesion”. Indeed, Lord Shaw refers with approval to the earlier decision (of the English Divisional Court) in Dulieu v White [1901] 2 KB 669. That was a decision in favour of the plaintiff, the wife of the licensee of a public house in Bethnal Green, who had been standing behind th......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Sticks, Stones and Words: Emotional Harm and the English Criminal Law
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The Nbr. 74-6, December 2010
    • 1 December 2010
    ...inf‌licted (Wilkinson v Downton [1897] 2 QB57), or where the claimant reasonably sustained fear for his or her own safety(Dulieu v White [1901] 2 KB 669): see D. Mendelson, The Interfaces of Medicine andLaw: the History of the Liability for Negligently Caused Psychiatric Injury (Nervous Sho......
  • Negligently Caused Psychiatric Harm: Recovering Principle and Fairness after the Alcock-Up at Hillsborough
    • United Kingdom
    • Southampton Student Law Review Nbr. 6-1, January 2016
    • 1 January 2016
    ...two decades ago,3Parliament has opted not to introduce !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 1Dulieu v White & Sons [1901] 2 KB 669 (HC) 675 (Kennedy J). The plaintiff, a pregnant barmaid, prematurely gave birth after the shock of seeing an out of control horse and cart c......
  • NEGLIGENCE LIABILITY TO PRIMARY VICTIMS OF PSYCHIATRIC ILLNESS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 1996, December 1996
    • 1 December 1996
    ...when such cases reach the House of Lords or when they arise for decision in Singapore. 1 [1995] 2 Lloyd’s L.R. 95. 2 Supra Note 1. 3 [1901] 2 K.B. 669. 4 The decision in Page v Smith is in marked contrast with an earlier unreported Court of Appeal decision Nicholas v Rushton, 29 April 1992.......
  • Secondary Iatrogenic Harm: Claims for Psychiatric Damage Following a Death Caused by Medical Error
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 67-4, July 2004
    • 1 July 2004
    ...be established in case s of physical injury(MarcRich & Co vBishop RockMarine Co Ltd [19 95]3 All ER 3 07)but its form is u nspeci¢ed.21 [1901] 2 KB 669.22 King vBristowHelicoptersLtd; Morris vKLM RoyalDutch Airlines[2 002] 2 W LR 578.23 [1998] AC147.See also Page vSmith [1996] AC 155, discu......

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