The word negligence is a very common legal term nowadays. However, the modern concept of negligence can largely be traced back to 1932 when a House of Lords' decision set out the principle whereby one person would owe a duty of care to another.
In today's video, we are going to talk about a case that almost every lawyer in every common law system in the world is familiar with. It is the famous case of Donoghue v Stevenson.
The case of Donoghue v Stevenson has a vital role in the determination of when a duty of care exists in negligence. The existence of a duty of care, which is owed to, by the defendant to the complainant is the very first ingredient without which, no cause of action arises. It can be said that this case has played an important role in the history and growth of the tort of negligence.
The ruling, in this case, established the civil law tort of negligence and obliged businesses to observe a duty of care towards...
Have you heard about the Carbolic smoke ball? In today's video we are going to look at the curious case of the carbolic smoke ball; known to legal students the world over; that forced companies to treat customers honestly and openly and still has an impact today. Furthermore, it is a fantastic case to understand the four elements of en English contract.
This video talks about the difference between Simple Contracts and Deeds and if one of them really has an advantage over the other.
We discuss the subtle differences between them and talk about why some contracts need to be executed as deeds.
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