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Vol 22 No 7 July/August 2017

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Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence 12th ed isbn 9780414040151

Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence 11th ed: 3rd Supplement

Edited by: His Honour Judge Walton, His Honour R A Percy.

ISBN13: 9781847039477
New Edition ISBN: 9780414040151
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781847035813
Published: August 2009
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Bringing Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence fully up to date with the latest developments, the third supplement:-

  • Considers various decisions in the House of Lords, including:-
    • Van Colle v Chief Constable of Hertfordshire Police ;
    • Smith v Chief Constable of Sussex Police [2008] 3 WLR 593, HL (liability of police towards individuals who are victims of crime),
    • Mitchell v Glasgow City Council [2009] 2 WLR 481, HL (liability of a local authority to a tenant injured by the criminal act of another tenant)
    • and Trent Strategic Health Authority v Jain [2009] 2 WLR 248, HL (liability of a health authority for economic loss in wrongfully causing the closure of a registered nursing home)
  • Examines a selected number of Court of Appeal cases, including:-
    • Calvert v William Hill Credit Ltd [2009] 2 W.L.R. 1065, CA (liability of bookmakers to a customer sustaining economic loss as a result of compulsive gambling),
    • Poppleton v. Trustees of the Portsmouth Youth Activities Committee [2009] P.I.Q.R. P1, CA (liability for injury sustained when engaging in hazardous activity),
    • Ellis v Environment Agency [2009] P.I.Q.R. P5, CA. (causation in accident cases).