Negligence | Cases

Duty of Care

Heaven v Pender (1883) 11 QBD 503

Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562 Important

Home Office v Dorset Yacht Co Ltd [1970] AC 1004

Anns v Merton LBC [1978] AC 728

Caparo v Dickman [1990] 2 AC 605 Important

Michael v Chief Constable of South Wales Police [2015] UKSC 2

Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police [2018] UKSC 4 Important

James-Bowen v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2018] UKSC 40; 1 WLR 4021

Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50; [2019] AC 831

Standard of Care

Competence

Nettleship v Weston [1971] 2 QB 691

Prevailing Scientific Knowledge

Roe v Minister of Health [1954] 2 QB 66

Bolam Test

Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] 1 WLR 582

Bolitho v Hackney HA [1997] 4 All ER 771

Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11 Important

Age

Mullin v Richards [1998] 1 All ER 920

Mental Illness

Dunnage v Randall & UK Insurance Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 673

Mansfield v Weetabix [1998] 1 WLR 1263

Features of the Victim

Paris v Stepney Borough Council [1951] AC 367

Cost of Prevention

Bolton v Stone [1951] AC 850

Goldman v Hargrave [1967] 1 AC 645

Baker v Quantum Clothing Group [2011] UKSC 17

Wagon Mound (No. 2) [1967] 1 AC 617 Important

Barnes v Scout Association [2010] EWCA Civ 1476

Omissions

Haynes v Harwood [1935] 1 KB 146

Stansbie v Troman [1948] 2 KB 48

Carmarthenshire CC v Lewis [1955] AC 549

Goldman v Hargrave [1967] 1 AC 645

Smith v Littlewoods [1987] AC 241

Calvert v William Hill Credit Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 1427

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