Liffen v Watson

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
Date1940
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23 cases
  • Donnelly v Joyce
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • Invalid date
  • White (Albert) v Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management, Trescellian Williams and Attorney General of Jamaica
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court
    • 31 July 2008
    ...had he not been injured. This was taken from him. The defendants must compensate him. I am guided by the dictum of Slesser L.J. in Liffen v Watson [1940] 1 K.B. 556, 557 that it is a matter of general principle that "a wrongdoer must recompense a plaintiff for all the damage which nat......
  • Wattson v Port of London Authority
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • Invalid date
  • Coleman and MacDonald v Smith
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal
    • 24 September 1979
    ...advanced them on behalf of the plaintiff: See Allen v. Waters [1935] 1 K.B. 200 (C.A.) (husband paying injured wife's medical expenses, Liffen v. Watson [1940] 1 K.B. 556 [1940] 2 All E.R. 213 (C.A.) (injured domestic servant allowed to recover not only lost wages but value of lost board - ......
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