Victoria Laundry (Windsor) v Newman Industries, Coulson & Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1949
Date1949
Year1949
CourtCourt of Appeal
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  • Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review – England and Wales
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 27 January 2021
    ...v. Harman (1848) 1 Ex 850.66 See Hadley v. Baxendale (1854) 9 Ex. 341; Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v. Newman Industries Ltd 4 [1949] 2 KB.528; Koufos v. C. Czarnikow Ltd (The Heron II) [1969] 1 AC 350.67 Hadley v. Baxendale [1854] EWHC Exch J70 at page 151. A recent summary of the test f......
  • Complex Commercial Litigation Law Review - Fifth Edition - England & Wales
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 19 December 2022
    ...test for whether a penalty clause 70 See Hadley v. Baxendale (1854) 9 Ex. 341, Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v. Newman Industries Ltd 4 [1949] 2 KB.528 and Koufos v. C Czarnikow Ltd (e Heron II) [1969] 1 AC 350.71 Hadley v. Baxendale [1854] EWHC Exch J70 at page 151. A recent summary of t......
  • The case of the sugar in the concrete: contaminated cargo
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 10 June 2015
    ...In reliance on well known cases (see Hadley v Baxendate [1854] 9 Ex 341; Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Limited v Newman Industries Ltd [1949] 2 KB 528; Koufos v C. Czarnikow Ltd [1969] 1 AC 350), Yeldham J held that SCB was entitled to recover the damages claimed on the basis that Miller "shou......
  • Consequential Loss in Energy Commodity Contracts
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 9 October 2015
    ...it will be that the defendant can reasonably be regarded as having assumed responsibility for it." 8 See e.g. Victoria Laundry vs Newman [1949] 2 KB 528 where it was decided by the court that certain financial losses (i.e. loss arising from usual contracts, as opposed to especially lucrativ......
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32 books & journal articles
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2002, December 2002
    • 1 December 2002
    ...from the judgment of Asquith LJ in the leading English Court of Appeal decision of Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Ltd v Newman Industries Ltd[1949] 2 KB 528 at 539, which referred to the concept of “reasonable foreseeability” in the context of remoteness of damage. With respect, this is unfortu......
  • Table of Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill Saggerson on Travel Law and Litigation - 7th Edition Contents
    • 30 August 2022
    ...[1998] ECR I-2949, [1999] All ER (EC) 183, [1999] 1 CMLR 1430, CJEU 11.2, 11.3 Victoria Laundry (Windsor) Limited v Newman Industries [1949] 2 KB 528, [1949] 1 All ER 997, 93 SJ 371, 65 TLR 274, CA 7.3, 7.17, 7.81 Wall v Mutuelle de Poitiers Assurances [2014] EWCA Civ 138, [2014] 1 WLR 4263......
  • Compensation for Harm to Economic Interests
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Remedies: The Law of Damages. Third Edition Compensatory Damages
    • 21 June 2014
    ...Products Co) , [2000] OJ No 2483 (SCJ). For a discussion of the principles of remoteness and mitigation, see Chapters 11 & 12. 24 [1949] 2 KB 528 (CA) [ Victoria Laundry ]. 25 Canlin v Thiokol Fibres Canada Ltd (1983), 40 OR (2d) 687 (CA) [ Canlin ]. 26 [1969] 1 AC 350 (HL) [ The Heron II ]......
  • Damages
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Remedies
    • 4 August 2020
    ...to the usual course of things . . . or . . . the probable result of the breach” 130 to a 126 See Section C, above in this chapter. 127 [1949] 2 KB 528 (CA) [ Victoria Laundry ]. 128 Ibid at 540. 129 See ibid . 130 Baxendale , above note 120 at 151 (ER). THE LAW OF CONTR ACTS 1016 standard t......
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