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Flashcards in Tort - Remoteness of Damage Deck (7):
1

Claimant can only recover if he can show that the type of damage he has suffered was reasonably foreseeable

The Wagon Mound (No1)

2

Farm worker contracting 'rare disease' unforeseeable

Tremain v Pike

3

Injury from exposure to cold foreseeable

Bradford v Robinson Rentals

4

No need to foresee the exact circumstances leading up to the injury

Hughes v Lord Advocate (lamp)

5

No need to foresee extent of damages ; D liable for full extent

Vacwell Engineering

6

Thin skull rule - D still remains liable for full extent of injuries

Smith v Leech Brain

7

Thin skull rule applies to claimant's financial health

Lagden v O'Connor