Related Cases.docx - Barnett v Chelsea Kensington Hospital Management Committee[1968 1 All ER 1068\"ARSENIC DEATH INEVITABLE Legal area Tort\/Causation

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Barnett v. Chelsea Kensington Hospital Management Committee [1968] 1 All ER 1068 "ARSENIC DEATH INEVITABLE" Legal area: * Tort/Causation Facts: * Man died of arsenic hospital after being sent away from hospital Principle: * Negligence only culpable if it causes adverse event Byrne v. van Tienhoven & Co (1880) 5 CPD 344 Legal area: * Contract/Offer & Acceptance Facts: * Offer of tinplate subsequently revoked too late Principle: * Revocation of offer not effective unless received by offeree Carlill v. Carbolic Smokeball Co [1893] 1 QB 256 Legal area: * Contract/Offer & Acceptance Facts: * Offer of reward if one catches flu after using smoke ball Principle: * Contract enforceable because of intent to be legally bound Cashfield House Ltd v. David & Heather Sinclair Ltd [1995] 1 NZLR 452 "NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR CONTRACTORS' NEGLIGENCE" Legal area: * Tort/Vicarious Liability Principle: * Clients of independent contractors not liable for tort Chapelton v. Barry Urban District Council [1940]1 All ER 356 Legal area: * Contract/Offer & Acceptance Facts: * Faulty deck chair Principle: * Display of goods can be an offer if there is no opportunity for offerer decline
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Conway v. Cockram Motors (Christchurch Ltd) [1986] 1 NZLR 373 "DEALER LOST CAR" Legal area: * Tort/Negligence Facts: * Plaintiff left car with a dealer, got stolen Principle: * Duty of care, liability for negligent loss Deatons Pty v Flew (1949) 79 CLR 370 "NO LIABILITY FOR ROGUE EMPLOYEES" Legal area: * Tort/Vicarious Liability Principle: * Employer only liable for employee if act within employment scope Donoghue v. Stevenson. [1932] AC 562; 1932 SC (HL) 3;1 [1931] UKHL 100 "GINGER SNAIL" Legal area: * Tort/Negligence Facts: * Snail in the bottle of ginger beer Principle: * Manufacturers have legal duty of care if there is no means for consumers to identify defects Eliason v. Henshaw (1819) 4 Wheaton 225 "ACCEPT OFFER AS INSTRUCTED" Legal area: * Contract/Offer & Acceptance Facts: * Acceptance of flour purchase offer not sent by wagon as instructed Principle: * Offerer has right to dictate terms of acceptance Felthouse v. Bindley (1826) 11 CB (N.S.) 969 "INACTION IS NOT ACCEPTANCE" Legal area: * Contract/Offer & Acceptance Facts: * Uncle claiming silence is acceptance of offer Principle: * Silence/inaction can not be acceptance
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Fisher v. Bell [1960] 3 All ER 731 Legal area: * Contract/Offer & Acceptance Facts: * Shop displaying illegal flick knife Principle:
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