Cases: Tort Law

Anton Piller KG v Manufacturing Processes Ltd [1976] Ch. 55

  Anton Piller KG v Manufacturing Processes Ltd [1976] concerned alleged disclosure of confidential documents and the plaintiffs’ application to inspect/search/seize such documents.   The case summary contains 338 words. Keywords: English Legal System – Disclosure of secret information – Interim injunction – Confidential documents – Exceptional circumstances – Court of Appeal Facts: In Anton…

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Miller v Decker [1957] 1 WLUK 6

  Miller v Decker [1957] concerned a claim for personal damages caused by a car accident as a result of negligent driving.   The case summary contains 218 words. Keywords: Tort Law – Drink driving – Car accident – Negligence – Personal damages – Volenti non fit injuria – Supreme Court Canada Facts: In Miller…

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Weller & Co v Foot & Mouth Disease Research Institute [1966] 1 Q.B. 569

Weller & Co v Foot & Mouth Disease Research Institute [1966] concerned an outbreak of infection caused by a virus and a duty of care.   The case summary contains 274 words. Keywords: Tort Law – Negligence – Cattle – Duty of care – Virus – Outbreak of disease Facts: In Weller & Co v…

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Owens v Brimmell [1977] Q.B. 859

  Owens v Brimmell [1977] concerned a claim for personal damages caused by negligent driving. The case also involved the issue of contributory negligence.   The case summary contains 308 words. Keywords: Tort Law – Drink driving – Car accident – Seat belt – Contributory negligence – Permanent injury –  Claim for personal damages Facts:…

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Capps v Miller [1989] 1 W.L.R. 839

    Capps v Miller [1989] concerned a road accident and contributory negligence on the plaintiff’s part.   The case summary contains 262 words. Keywords: Tort Law – Accident – Brain damage – Helmet – Drink driving – Claim for personal damage – Contributory negligence – Court of Appeal Facts: In Capps v Miller [1989],…

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