Hambrook v Stokes Brothers

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
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  • Schneider v Eisovitch
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • Invalid date
  • Wicks v State Rail Authority of New South Wales Sheehan v State Rail Authority of New South Wales
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 16 June 2010
    ...words used. More particularly, ‘being … put in peril’ is not to be confined to the kind of apprehended casualty which was at issue in Hambrook v Stokes Bros16, where a mother feared a runaway lorry might have injured her child. It is not to be read as confined to the cases discussed by Evat......
  • King v Phillips
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 16 February 1953
    ...point was not dealt with in the Judgment of the Court which was given by Lord Justice MacKinnon. 18 The decision of this Court in Hambrook v. Stokes Brother, reported in 1925 1 King's Bench Division at page 141, was not directly overruled by the House of Lords in Hay or Bourhill v. Young; i......
  • Alcock and Others v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 28 November 1991
    ...regards communication, there is no case in which the law has compensated shock brought about by communication by a third party. In Hambrook v. Stokes Brothers [1925] 1 K.B. 141, indeed, it was said that liability would not arise in such a case and this is surely right. It was so decided in......
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  • Tort Litigation in the Context of Intra‐Familial Abuse
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 61-2, March 1998
    • 1 March 1998
    ...final abrogation in the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1970, s 4: Heuston andBuckley, n 34 above, 340.39 eg Hambrook vStokes [1925] 1 KB 141. The action, which was available for negligent as well asintentional interferences, originally arose under the writ of trespass but later c......

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