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Barnett v. Chelsea Kensington Hospital Management Committee  1 All ER 1068"ARSENIC DEATH INEVITABLE"Legal area:* Tort/CausationFacts:* Man died of arsenic hospital after being sent away from hospitalPrinciple:* Negligence only culpable if it causes adverse eventByrne v. van Tienhoven & Co (1880) 5 CPD 344Legal area:* Contract/Offer & AcceptanceFacts:* Offer of tinplate subsequently revoked too latePrinciple:* Revocation of offer not effective unless received by offereeCarlill v. Carbolic Smokeball Co  1 QB 256Legal area:* Contract/Offer & AcceptanceFacts:* Offer of reward if one catches flu after using smoke ballPrinciple:* Contract enforceable because of intent to be legally boundCashfield House Ltd v. David & Heather Sinclair Ltd  1 NZLR 452"NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR CONTRACTORS' NEGLIGENCE"Legal area:* Tort/Vicarious LiabilityPrinciple:* Clients of independent contractors not liable for tortChapelton v. Barry Urban District Council 1 All ER 356Legal area:* Contract/Offer & AcceptanceFacts:* Faulty deck chairPrinciple:* Display of goods can be an offer if there is no opportunity for offerer decline
Conway v. Cockram Motors (Christchurch Ltd)  1 NZLR 373"DEALER LOST CAR"Legal area:* Tort/NegligenceFacts:* Plaintiff left car with a dealer, got stolenPrinciple:* Duty of care, liability for negligent lossDeatons Pty v Flew (1949) 79 CLR 370"NO LIABILITY FOR ROGUE EMPLOYEES"Legal area:* Tort/Vicarious LiabilityPrinciple:* Employer only liable for employee if act within employment scopeDonoghue v. Stevenson.  AC 562; 1932 SC (HL) 3;1  UKHL 100"GINGER SNAIL"Legal area:* Tort/NegligenceFacts:* Snail in the bottle of ginger beerPrinciple:* Manufacturers have legal duty of care if there is no means for consumers to identifydefectsEliason v. Henshaw (1819) 4 Wheaton 225"ACCEPT OFFER AS INSTRUCTED"Legal area:* Contract/Offer & AcceptanceFacts:* Acceptance of flour purchase offer not sent by wagon as instructedPrinciple:* Offerer has right to dictate terms of acceptanceFelthouse v. Bindley (1826) 11 CB (N.S.) 969"INACTION IS NOT ACCEPTANCE"Legal area:* Contract/Offer & AcceptanceFacts:* Uncle claiming silence is acceptance of offerPrinciple:* Silence/inaction can not be acceptance
Fisher v. Bell  3 All ER 731Legal area:* Contract/Offer & AcceptanceFacts:* Shop displaying illegal flick knifePrinciple: