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Flashcards in Duty of Care Deck (20):
1

Caparo v Dickman

Is damage reasonably foreseeable? Is there sufficient proximity between claimant and defendant?
It is just fair and reasonable to impose a duto of care?

2

police liable for operations

Rigby v Chief Constable of Northamptonshire

3

police not liable for policy/failure to apprehend criminals

Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire

4

Police do not owe a duty of care to check property or respond to alarm

Alexandrou v Oxford

5

police held duty of care to mentally ill prisoner who committed suicide

Reeves v MPC

6

Fireman ordered sprinkler to be turned off

Capital and Counties v Hampshire CC

7

Fire brigade left scene before ensuring fire was properly extinguished

John Munroe v London Fire

8

fire service failed to ensure adequate supply of water

Church of Jesus Christ

9

Acceptance of 999 call by ambulance establishes duty of care

Kent v Griffiths

10

HA failed to identify risks presented by dangerous outpatient. HA not liable as insufficient proximity

Palmer v Tees HA

11

No duty to be a good Samaritan, but law looks favourably on rescuers

Haynes v Harwood

12

No risk so not a rescue

Cutler v United Dairies

13

Claimant must be foreseeable

Palsgraf v Long Island
Bourhill v Young

14

Sufficient that class is foreseeable

Donoghue v Stevenson
Haley v London Electricity Board

15

Liable for omissions where high degree of control over claimant by defendant

Reeves v MPC

16

Assumption of responsibility - liability for omissions

Costello v CC of Northumbria Police

17

Liability for omissions - defendant created risk

Capital and Counties v Hampshire CC

18

Generally courts reluctant to impose duty where tort committed by a third party

Perl v Camden

19

Duty for 3rd party where there is sufficient proximity between the defendant and claimant

Stansbie v Troman

20

Duty for 3rd party where there is sufficient proximity between defendant and third party

Home Office v Dorset Yacht Club