Kinds of Damage | Cases

Negligent Misstatements and Professional Services

Hedley Byrne v Heller [1964] AC 465 Important

Smith v Bush [1989] 2 All ER 514

Caparo v Dickman [1990] 1 All ER 568

Spring v Guardian Assurance [1994] 3 All ER 129

Henderson v Merrett Syndicates [1994] 3 All ER 506

White v Jones [1995] 1 All ER 691

Robinson v PE Jones Ltd [2011] 3 WLR 815

Defective Property

Spartan Steel v Martin [1973] QB 27

Anns v London Borough of Merton [1978] 1 AC 728

Junior Books v Veitchi [1983] 1 AC 520

Muirhead v Industrial Tank Specialties [1986] QB 507

The Aliakmon [1986] 2 All ER 145

D&F Estates v Church Commissioners [1989] AC 177

Murphy v Brentwood DC [1991] 1 AC 398 Important

Defective Premises Act 1972

Latent Damage Act 1986

Peculiar Forms of Physical Damage

D Pride & Partners v Institute for Animal Health [2009] EWHC 685

Dryden v Johnson Matthey plc [2018] UKSC 18

Psychiatric Injury

Bourhill v Young [1943] AC 92

McLoughlin v O’Brian [1983] AC 410

Alcock v Chief Constable of the South Yorkshire Police [1992] 1 AC 310 Important

McFarlane v EE Caledonia Ltd [1994] 2 All ER 1

Page v Smith [1996] AC 155 Important

White v Chief Constable, South Yorkshire Police [1999] 2 AC 455

W v Essex CC [2001] 2 AC 592

Galli-Atkinson v Seghal [2003] EWCA Civ 697

Rothwell v Chemical & Insulating Co [2008] 1 AC 281

Taylor v A Novo (UK) Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 194

Liverpool Women’s Hospital v Ronayne [2015] EWCA Civ 58

Wrongful Birth

Rees v Darlington Memorial Hospital NHS Trust [2003] UKHL 52

Parkinson v St James & Seacroft University Hospital NHS Trust [2001] EWCA Civ 530

McFarlane v Tayside Health Board [2000] 2 AC 59

McKay v Essex Area Health Authority [1982] QB 1166

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