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Scott v London Katherine Docks on London Law Map

Great post on London Law Map illustrating the concept of res ipsa locquitiur in the case of Scott v London and St Katherine Docks Co [1861-73] All ER Rep 246 with a link to usual test for negligence found in Barnett v Kensington and Chelsea Hospital Management Committee. http://www.londonlawmap.com/2013/11/scott-v-london-and-st-katherine-docks.html

Date - 26/8/2014
Topics - Tort Law
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Hunter v Canary Wharf on London Law Map

A fantastic blog post on the case that arose following the construction of the One Canada Square building in London on The London Law Map with excellent graphics and detail on the construction of the building and reasons for conflict. http://www.londonlawmap.com/2014/03/hunter-v-canary-wharf-ltd-1997-2-all-er.html  

Date - 26/8/2014
Topics - Tort Law
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Bird v Jones on London Law Map

London Law Map has produced a fantasic post on the case of Bird v Jones  (1845) 115 ER 668 illustrating the principles of law in relation to false imprisonment along with an interest passage on the history of Hammersmith Bridge. http://www.londonlawmap.com/2013/12/bird-v-jones-1845-115-er-668.html

Date - 21/8/2014
Topics - Tort Law
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Sturges v Bridgman on London Law Map

The London Lap Map provides a great explanation of the principle of law outlined in the case of Sturges v Bridgman (1878) 11 Ch.D. 852 with information on a recent Supreme Court decision possibly casting a doubt on whether the princple established in the case was good law. Attached below is a link to the […]

Date - 21/8/2014
Topics - Tort Law
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Hillsborough Disaster

The Hillsborough Disaster occurred on 15 April 1989 at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield during a match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest football club. The incident resulted in the deaths of 96 people and injuries to 766 others. The incident has since been blamed primarily on the failure of police crowd control, by allowing too many […]

Date - 18/8/2014
Topics - Tort Law
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