Tarleton v McGawley

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of the King's Bench
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6 cases
  • Rookes v Barnard
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 17 April 1962
    ...B(s conduct with foreseeable damage to C and to be an actionable tort. Garret v. Taylor (1620) Cro. Jac.567 2 Roll Rep. 162 and Tarleton v. McGawley (1793) I Peake 270, serve as illustrations. 37 In Garret v. Taylor it was held that a quarryman had a good cause of action against the defenda......
  • OBG Ltd and another v Allan and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 2 May 2007
    ...was held liable because he drove away customers of Headington Quarry by threatening them with mayhem and vexatious suits. Likewise, in Tarleton v M'Gawley (1790) 1 Peake NPC 270 Lord Kenyon held the master of the Othello, anchored off the coast of West Africa, liable in tort for depriving a......
  • Meretz Investments NV v ACP Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 December 2007
    ...liability because it used unlawful means and because it was no defence to say that he proposed to further his own business interests: Tarleton v M'Gawley (1794) 1 Peake NPC 270. 117 The House did not consider the tort of conspiracy. There are two types of conspiracy, conspiracy to injure by......
  • Alastair Campbell Mcleod+garfield Leslie Collins V. Barry Lee Rooney
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 27 November 2009
    ... ... In Garret v Taylor (1620) Cro Jac 567, the defendant was held liable because he drove away customers of the plaintiffs by threats. In Tarleton v M'Gawley (1794) Peake 270, the master of a ship anchored off the coast of West Africa was held liable for depriving a rival British ship of ... ...
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