Subject: Tort

Number Case Citation Court Level Nutshell Descriptor
1 A v Hoare [2008] EWHC 1573 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) The extension of limitation periods for assault and battery
2 A v National Blood Authority (No. 2) [2001] EWHC QB 446 High Court (EWHC QB) Interpretation of the Consumer Protection Act 1987
3 AAA v Associated Newspapers Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 554 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) The right to privacy
4 B v Leeds Teaching Hosp NHS Trust [2004] EWHC 644 (QB); [2005] QB 506 High Court (EWHC QB) The 'elevated primary victim' in negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury
5 AB v MOD (the Atomic Veterans case) [2012] UKSC 9; [2013] 1 AC 78; [2012] 2 WLR 643 Supreme Court The accrual of a cause of action in Tort
6 AB v South West Water Services Ltd [1993] QB 507 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC QB) The availability of exemplary damages
7 ABC v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 336; [2020] EWHC 455 (QB) Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Duty of care in negligence, and the genetic transmission of disease
8 Adams v Rhymney Valley DC [2000] EWCA Civ 3035 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) The application of the Bolam test to 'non-professionals'
9 Airedale NHS Trust v Bland [1993] UKHL 17 House of Lords Battery, and withholding life-saving treatment
10 Alcock v CC of South Yorkshire Police [1991] UKHL 5; [1991] 4 All ER 907; [1992] 1 AC 310 House of Lords Secondary victims in negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury
11 Allied Maples Group Ltd v Simmons and Simmons [1995] EWCA Civ 17 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Loss of economic opportunities in negligence
12 Armes v Nottinghamshire CC [2017] UKSC 60; [2018] AC 355; [2017] 3 WLR 1000 Supreme Court Non-delegable duties of care
13 Arthur JS Hall & Co v Simons [2000] UKHL 38[2002] 1 AC 615; [2000] 3 WLR 543 House of Lords Duties of care owed by barristers
14 Ashley v CC of Sussex Police [2008] EWHC 3151 (QB); [2009] Po LR 12 High Court (EWHC QB) Assault and battery
15 Attia v British Gas plc [1987] EWCA Civ 8; [1987] 3 All ER 455; [1988] QB 304 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury, and property damage
16 Austin v Commr of Police [2009] UKHL 5; [2009] 1 AC 564; [2009] 2 WLR 372; [2009] 3 All ER 455 House of Lords False imprisonment
17 Badger v Ministry of Defence [2005] EWHC 2941 (QB); [2006] 3 All ER 173; (2006) 91 BMLR 1 High Court (EWHC QB) Contributory negligence
18 Bailey v Ministry of Defence [2008] EWCA Civ 883; [2009] 1 WLR 1052; [2008] LS Law Medical 481; (2008) 103 BMLR 134 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, causation, and material contribution to damage
19 Baker v Quantum Clothing Group Ltd [2011] UKSC 17; [2011] 1 WLR 1003; [2011] 4 All ER 223; [2011] ICR 523 Supreme Court Breach of statutory duty
20 Baker v TE Hopkins & Son Ltd [1959] EWCA Civ 4; [1959] 1 WLR 966; [1959] 3 All ER 225 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Good Samaritans', and duty of care to rescuers
21 Baker v Willoughby [1969] UKHL 8; [1970] AC 467 House of Lords Causation, and successive tortfeasor
22 Banca Nazionale del Lavoro SPA (BNL) v Playboy Club London Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 2025; [2019] LLR 90 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligent misstatement, and negligent provision of services causing economic loss
23 Barber v Somerset [2004] UKHL 13 House of Lords Stress-at-work claimants
24 Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 13; [2020] AC 973; [2020] 2 WLR 960; [2020] 4 All ER 19 Supreme Court Vicarious liability
25 Barker v Corus (UK) Ltd [2006] UKHL 20; [2006] 2 AC 572; [2006] 2 WLR 1027; [2006] 3 All ER 785 House of Lords Causation, and a material contribution to risk
26 Barnett v Chelsea and Kensington HMC [1969] 1 QB 428 (ICLR); [1968] 1 All ER 1068 High Court (EWHC QB) Proof of a causal link in negligence
27 Barr v Biffa Waste Services Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 312 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private nuisance
28 Barrett v Enfield BC [1999] UKHL 25 House of Lords Public authority duty of care towards children (social welfare services)
29 Beesley v New Century Group Ltd [2008] EWHC 3033 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Assessments under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976
30 Berezovsky v Abramovich [2011] EWCA Civ 153 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Intimidation
31 Berkoff v Burchill [1996] EWCA Civ 564 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Identifying defamatory imputations
32 Bici v Ministry of Defence [2004] EWHC 786 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Interplay between battery and negligence
33 Bishara v Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Trust [2007] EWCA Civ 353 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Liability of alleged 'bad Samaritans' in negligence
34 Blyth v Birmingham Waterworks Co [1856] EWHC Exch J65; 156 ER 1047 High Court (EWHC Exch) Defining breach in negligence
35 Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] 1 WLR 582 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC QB) Proving breach in professional negligence
36 Bolitho v City and Hackney HA [1997] UKHL 46 House of Lords Testing the rationality and logic of Bolam evidence
37 Bolton v Stone [1951] UKHL 2; [1951] AC 850 House of Lords Assessing reasonable precautionary steps in negligence
38 Bonnington Castings Ltd v Wardlaw [1956] UKHL 1; [1956] AC 613 House of Lords Causation, and material contribution to damage
39 Bourhill (or Hay) v Young [1942] UKHL 5; [1943] AC 92 House of Lords Negligent infliction of psychiatric injury (secondary victims)
40 Bournewood Mental Health NHS Trust, ex parte L [1998] UKHL 24; [1999] 1 AC 458; [1998] 3 WLR 107; [1998] 3 All ER 289 House of Lords False imprisonment and medical treatment
41 Breslin v McKenna [2011] NICA 33 Court of Appeal (NICA) Battery
42 British Chiropractic Association v Singh [2010] EWCA Civ 350; [2011] 1 WLR 133 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Defamation, and the (previous) defence of fair comment
43 Brooks v Metropolitan Police Commr [2005] UKHL 24 House of Lords Negligence, and duty of care (police)
44 Cambridge Water Co v Eastern Counties Leather plc [1993] UKHL 12; [1994] 2 AC 264 House of Lords Private nuisance; and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher
45 Campbell v MGN Ltd [2004] UKHL 22; [2004] 2 AC 457; [2004] 2 WLR 1232; [2004] 2 All ER 995 House of Lords Privacy; and the misuse of private information
46 Caparo Industries plc v Dickman [1990] UKHL 2; [1990] 2 AC 605; [1990] 1 All ER 568 House of Lords Negligent misstatement, and duty of care
47 Capital and Counties plc v Hampshire CC [1997] EWCA Civ 3091 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Public authority liability (the fire brigade)
48 Carmarthenshire CC v Lewis [1955] UKHL 2; [1955] 1 All ER 565; [1955] AC 549 House of Lords Duty of care in negligence (injuries caused by third parties)
49 Cartledge v E Jopling & Sons Ltd [1963] AC 758; [1963] 2 WLR 210; [1963] 1 All ER 341 House of Lords De minimis damage in negligence
50 Cassidy v Daily Mirror Newspapers [1929] 2 KB 331 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC KB) Defamation, and a true (legal) innuendo
51 Cassidy v Ministry of Health  [1951] 2 KB 343 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC KB) The doctrine of res ipsa loquitur in medical negligence
52 Catholic Child Welfare Society v Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools (Child Welfare Society) [2012] UKSC 56; [2013] 2 AC 1; [2012] 3 WLR 1319; [2013] 1 All ER 670 Supreme Court Vicarious liability
53 Cattle v Stockton Waterworks Co [1875] LR 10 QB 453 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC QB) The exclusionary rule and pure economic loss
54 Cattley v St John Ambulance Brigade Unreported (7 NJ 1140/1986 C 133, QBD JUDGE PROSSER QC, 25 November 1988) High Court (EWHC QB) Liability of 'good Samaritans' in negligence
55 Charleston v News Group Newspapers Ltd [1995] UKHL 6 House of Lords Defamation, and defamatory imputations
56 Chaudhry v Prabhakar [1989] 1 WLR 29; [1988] 3 All ER 718 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligent misstatements in a social setting
57 Chester v Afshar [2004] UKHL 41 House of Lords Causation in negligence
58 Chubb Fire Ltd v Vicar of Spalding [2010] EWCA Civ 981 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Intervening acts re causation in negligence
59 Clunis v Camden and Islington HA [1997] EWCA Civ 2918 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) The illegality defence in illegality
60 Collins v Wilcock [1984] 1 WLR 1172; [1984] 3 All ER 374 High Court (EWHC QB) Assault and battery
61 Corby Group Litigation v Corby DC [2008] EWCA Civ 463; [2009] EWHC 1944 (TCC) Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Public nuisance 2008 and 2009 2 cases
62 Cornwall Gardens Ltd v RO Garrard & Co Ltd [2001] EWCA Civ 699 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Malicious (injurious) falsehood
63 Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd [2008] UKHL 13; [2008] 1 AC 884; [2008] 2 WLR 499; [2008] 2 All ER 943 House of Lords Negligence, intervening acts, and suicide
64 Coventry v Lawrence [2014] UKSC 46 Supreme Court Private nuisance
65 Cox v Ministry of Justice [2016] UKSC 10 Supreme Court Vicarious liability
66 Cranford Community College v Cranford College Ltd [2014] EWHC 2999 (IPEC) High Court (IPEC) Passing-off
67 Crawford v Jenkins [2014] EWCA Civ 1035; [2016] QB 231; [2015] 3 WLR 843; [2015] 1 All ER 476 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Malicious procurement of a search warrant
68 Crawford Adjusters v Sagicor General Insurance (Cayman) Ltd [2013] UKPC 17; [2014] AC 366; [2013] 3 WLR 927; [2013] 4 All ER 8 Privy Council Abuse of judicial process
69 Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) Litig, Group B Plaintiffs v UK Medical Research Council [2000] Lloyd's Rep Med 161; (2000) 54 BMLR 92; (1998) 41 BMLR 157 High Court (EWHC QB) Fear-of-the-future claimants in negligence
70 Cross v Kirkby [2000] EWCA Civ 426 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Battery, and self-defence
71 Cummings v Granger [1977] QB 397; [1976] 3 WLR 842; [1977] 1 All ER 104 High Court (EWHC QB) Liability for injuries caused by animals
72 Customs and Excise Commrs v Barclays Bank plc [2004] EWHC 122 (Comm) High Court (EWHC Comm) Negligent provision of services, and pure economic los
73 D & F Estates v Church Commissioners for England [1988] UKHL 4; [1989] AC 177 House of Lords Negligence and defective structures
74 Darby v National Trust [2001] EWCA Civ 189 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupiers' liability
75 Darnley v Corydon Health Services NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 2301 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Negligent misstatement, and reasonable foreseeability
76 De Freitas v O'Brien [1995] EWCA Civ 28 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Application of the Bolam test of breach
77 Dennis v Ministry of Defence [2003] EWHC 793 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Private nuisance, and remedies
78 Derbyshire CC v Times Newspapers Ltd [1993] AC 534; [1993] 2 WLR 449; [1993] 1 All ER 1011 House of Lords Capacity to sue for defamation
79 Derry v Peek [1889] UKHL 1 House of Lords Deceit (fraudulent misrepresentation)
80 Donoghue v Folkestone Properties Ltd [2003] EWCA Civ 231 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupiers' liability (trespassers)
81 Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] UKHL 100 House of Lords Product liability in negligence; and duty of care
82 Dorset Yacht Co v Home Office [1970] AC 1004; [1970] 2 WLR 1140; [1970] 2 All ER 294 House of Lords Duty of care in negligence (injuries caused by third parties)
83 Douglas v Hello! Ltd [2005] EWCA Civ 595 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Privacy; and misuse of private information
84 Dubai Aluminium Co Ltd v Salaam [2002] UKHL 48 House of Lords Vicarious liability
85 Duke of Brunswick v Harmer 117 ER 75; (1849) 14 QB 185 High Court (EWHC QB) The multiple publication rule in defamation
86 East Suffolk Rivers Catchment Board v Kent [1940] UKHL 3 House of Lords Liability of public authorities in negligence
87 Ellison v MOD (1997) 81 BLR 101; [1996] WLUK 254 High Court (EWHC QB) Private nuisance, and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher
88 F v West Berkshire HA [1991] UKHL 1; [1990] 2 AC 1 House of Lords Trespass to the person, and the defence of necessity
89 Fairchild v Glenhaven Funeral Services Ltd [2002] UKHL 22 House of Lords Causation, and material contribution to risk
90 Ferguson v Welsh [1987] UKHL 14 House of Lords Occupiers' liability and employers' liability
91 Flack v Hudson [2001] QB 698; [2001] 2 WLR 982 High Court (EWHC QB) Liability for animals
92 Fowler v Lanning [1959] 1 QB 246 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC QB) The interplay between battery (trespass) and negligence (action on the case)
93 Frost (White) v CC of South Yorkshire Police [1999] 2 AC 455; [1998] 3 WLR 1509; [1999] 1 All ER 1 House of Lords Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury (rescuers)
94 Fytche v Wincanton Logistics plc [2004] UKHL 31 House of Lords Breach of statutory duty
95 Geary v JD Wetherspoon plc [2011] EWHC 1506 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Duty of care, contributory negligence
96 Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech AHA [1986] AC 112; [1985] 3 WLR 830; [1985] 3 All ER 402 House of Lords Battery, and capacity of a minor to give consent
97 Gillingham BC v Medway (Chatham Docks) Co Ltd [1993] QB 343 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC QB) Private nuisance, and change of planning permission
98 Glasgow Corp v Muir [1943] AC 448; [1943] 2 All ER 44; 1943 SC (HL) 3; 1944 SLT 60 House of Lords Standard of care in negligence
99 Goldman v Hargrave [1966] UKPC 12 Privy Council Private nuisance, and negligence (spread of fire)
100 Goodwill v British Pregnancy Advisory Service [1996] 1 WLR 1397 (ICLR); [1996] 2 All ER 161; [1996] 2 FLR 55 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Duty of care in negligence (future sexual partners)
101 Gorringe v Calderdale MBC [2004] UKHL 15 House of Lords Public authority liability in negligence
102 Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd [1935] UKPC 2; [1935] UKPC 62 House of Lords Product liability in negligence
103 Gray v Thames Trains Ltd [2009] UKHL 33 House of Lords The defence of illegality
104 Greatorex v Greatorex [2000] EWHC 223 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury (duty of care to rescuers)
105 Gregory v Portsmouth CC [2000] UKHL 3 House of Lords Malicious prosecution of criminal proceedings
106 Gregg v Scott [2005] UKHL 2 House of Lords Negligence, causation, and loss of a chance
107 Gwilliam v West Hertfordshire Hospital NHS Trust [2002] EWCA Civ 1041 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupiers' liability and independent contractors
108 Harris v Evans [1998] EWCA Civ 709; [1998] 1 WLR 1285; [1998] 3 All ER 522 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligent misstatement, and duty of care
109 Hatton v Sutherland [2002] EWCA Civ 76 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence and stressed-at-work employees
110 Hayes v Willoughby [2013] UKSC 17 Supreme Court The statutory tort under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997
111 Haynes v Harwood [1935] 1 KB 146 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC KB) Exceptions to pure omissions liability
112 Hedley Byrne and Co Ltd v Heller and Partners Ltd [1963] UKHL 4 House of Lords Negligent misstatement
113 Henderson v Merrett Syndicates Ltd [1994] UKHL 5 House of Lords Negligent misstatement
114 Hicks v CC of South Yorkshire Police [1991] UKHL 9 House of Lords Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury (de minimis damage)
115 Hill v CC of West Yorkshire Police [1987] UKHL 12; [1989] AC 53; [1988] 2 All ER 238; [1988] 2 WLR 1049 House of Lords Negligence, and duty of care (police)
116 Holbeck Hall Hotel Ltd v Scarborough BC [2000] EWCA Civ 51 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private nuisance, and failure-to-abate
117 Hollywood Silver Fox Farms Ltd v Emmett [1936] 2 KB 468 (ICLR); [1936] 1 All ER 825 (KB) High Court (EWHC KB) Private nuisance and malice
118 Hotson v East Berkshire AHA [1988] UKHL 1 House of Lords Negligence, and causation
119 Hunt v Severs [1994] UKHL 4 House of Lords Damages for gratuitous services
120 Hunter v Canary Wharf Ltd [1997] UKHL 14; [1997] AC 655; [1997] 2 All ER 426; [1997] 2 WLR 684 House of Lords Private nuisance
121 Hutcheson v NGN Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 808; [2012] EMLR 2; [2011] UKHRR 1329 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Privacy
122 Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) Ltd v Shatwell [1964] UKHL 2 House of Lords Negligence, and volenti
123 Iqbal v Dean Manson Solicitors [2011] EWCA Civ 123 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) The statutory tort under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997
124 Islington LBC v University College London Hospital NHS Trust [2005] EWCA Civ 596 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Medical negligence, and duty of care
125 Jackson v Murray [2015] UKSC 5 Supreme Court Contributory negligence
126 Jameel v Wall Street Journal [2006] UKHL 44 House of Lords Defamation, and public interest privilege
127 James-Bowen v Commr of Police [2018] UKSC 40 Supreme Court Negligence, and duty of care (police)
128 Janvier v Sweeney [1919] 2 KB 316 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC KB) The tort in Wilkinson v Downton
129 JD v East Berkshire Community Health NHS Trust [2005] UKHL 23 House of Lords Duty of care, and public authority liability
130 Jobling v Associated Dairies Ltd [1981] UKHL 3 House of Lords Negligence, and supervening events
131 Johnston v NEI International Combustion Ltd [2007] UKHL 39 House of Lords Negligence, and compensable injury
132 Jolley v Sutton LBC [2000] UKHL 31 House of Lords Negligence, and remoteness of damage
133 Jones v Kaney [2011] UKSC 13 Supreme Court Defamation, and absolute privilege
134 Joseph v Spiller [2010] UKSC 53 Supreme Court Defamation, and the defence of honest opinion (fair comment)
135 Kent v Griffiths [2000] EWCA Civ 3017 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Public authority liability (ambulance services) 
136 Keown v Coventry Healthcare NHS Trust [2006] EWCA Civ 39 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupiers' liability
137 Khan v Meadows [2019] EWCA Civ 152 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and remoteness of damage
138 Khoransandjian v Bush [1993] EWCA Civ 18; [1993] 3 WLR 476; [1993] 3 All ER 669; [1993] QB 727 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private nuisance
139 Knightley v Johns [1981] EWCA Civ 6 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Proof of breach and causation in negligence
140 Kuddus v CC of Leicestershire [2001] UKHL 29 House of Lords Misfeasance in public office, conversion, and exemplary damages
141 Kuwait Airways Corp v Iraqi Airways Co (Nos 4 and 5) [2002] UKHL 19 House of Lords Intervening acts in negligence
142 Lachaux v Independent Print Ltd [2019] UKSC 27 Supreme Court Defamation
143 Lagden v O'Connor [2003] UKHL 64 House of Lords Negligence, and 'egg-shell' claimants
144 Lane v Holloway [1967] EWCA Civ 1 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Battery, and self-defence
145 Lawrence v Pembrokeshire CC [2006] EWHC 1029 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Liability of public authorities in negligence
146 Leakey v National Trust [1979] EWCA Civ 5 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private nuisance, negligence, and abatement
147 Letang v Cooper [1964] EWCA Civ 5 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) The interplay between battery (trespass) and negligence (action on the case)
148 Levi v Bates [2015] EWCA Civ 206 High Court (EWHC QB) Defamation, and the statutory tort under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997
149 Lewis v Daily Telegraph [1964] 2 QB 601; [1964] 2 WLR 736; [1964] 1 All ER 705 High Court (EWHC QB) Defamation
150 Lister v Hesley Hall Ltd [2001] UKHL 22 House of Lords Vicarious liability
151 Lister v Romford Ice and Cold Storage Co Ltd [1956] UKHL 6 House of Lords Vicarious liability and employee's own liability
152 LMS International Ltd v Styrene Packaging and Insulation Ltd [2005] EWHC 2065 (TCC) High Court (EWHC TCC) The rule in Rylands v Fletcher, and spread of fire
153 Lonrho Ltd v Shell Petroleum Co Ltd [1982] AC 173; [1981] 3 WLR 33; [1981] 2 All ER 456 House of Lords Breach of statutory duty
154 Lumba v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2011] UKSC 12 Supreme Court Assault, battery and false imprisonment
155 Lumley v Gye 118 ER 749; (1853) 2 El & Bl 216 High Court (EWHC QB) Inducing breach of contract
156 Majrowski v Guy's and T Thomas's NHS Trust [2006] UKHL 34 House of Lords The statutory tort under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997
157 Malone v Laskey [1907] 2 KB 141 (ICLR) High Court (EWHC KB) Private nuisance
158 Marc Rich & Co v Bishop Rock Marine Co [1995] UKHL 4 House of Lords Economic loss consequential upon physical loss of property
159 Marcic v Thames Water Utilities Ltd [2003] UKHL 66 House of Lords Private nuisance and statutory authorisation
160 McKay v Essex AHA [1982] QB 1166; [1982] 2 WLR 890; [1982] 2 All ER 771 High Court (EWHC QB) Negligence, and 'wrongful life'
161 McFarlane v Tayside Health Board [1999] UKHL 50 House of Lords Negligence, and 'wrongful conception'
162 McGhee v National Coal Board [1972] UKHL 11 House of Lords Negligence, causation, and material contribution to risk
163 McKew v Holland & Hannen & Cubitts (Scotland) Ltd [1969] UKHL 12 House of Lords Negligence, and intervening acts
164 McLoughlin v O'Brian [1982] UKHL 3 House of Lords Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury
165 McTear v Imperial Tobacco Ltd 2005 2 SC 1 Court of Session (ScotCS) Product liability in negligence (tobacco)
166 McWilliams v Sir William Arrol & Co Ltd [1961] UKHL 8 House of Lords Negligence, and causation
167 Mersey Docks and Harbour Board v Coggins & Griffith (Liverpool) Ltd [1946] UKHL 1; [1947] AC 1 House of Lords Vicarious liability and loaned employees
168 Michael v Chief Constable of South Wales Police [2015] UKSC 2 Supreme Court Negligence, and duty of care (police)
169 Mirvahedy v Henley [2003] UKHL 16 House of Lords Liability for animals
170 Mitchell v Glasgow CC [2008] CSIH 19; [2008] ScotCS CSIH_19 Court of Session (ScotCS CSIH) Public authority liability in negligence
171 Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc [2016] UKSC 11 Supreme Court Vicarious liability
172 Monsato plc v Tilly [1999] EWCA Civ 3044 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Trespass to land
173 Monson v Tausauds [1894] 1 QB 671 High Court (EWHC QB) Defamation
174 Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11 Supreme Court Negligence, and a duty to warn
175 Morris v Murray [1990] EWCA Civ 10 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and volenti
176 Murphy v Brentwood DC [1991] UKHL 2 House of Lords Negligence and defective structures
177 Nettleship v Weston [1971] EWCA Civ 6 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and standard of care
178 Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Morris (t/a Soundstar Studio) [2004] EWCA Civ 172 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private nuisance
179 North Glamorgan NHS Trust v Walters [2002] EWCA Civ 1792 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury (secondary victims)
180 OBG Ltd v Allan; Douglas v Hello! Ltd [2007] UKHL 21 House of Lords Causing loss by unlawful means; and interference with another's contractual relations
181 OLL Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport [1997] 3 All ER 897 High Court (EWHC QB) Public authority liability in negligence (coastguard)
182 Olotu v Home Office [1996] EWCA Civ 1070 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Breach of statutory duty
183 Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v Morts Dock and Engineering Co Ltd (Wagon Mound No 2) [1961] UKPC 2 Privy Council Negligence, and remoteness of damage
184 Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v Miller Steamship Co Ltd (Wagon Mound No 1) [1966] UKPC 1; [1967] 1 AC 617; [1966] 2 All ER 709 Privy Council Proving breach in negligence
185 Page v Smith [1995] UKHL 7 House of Lords Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury
186 Palmer v Tees HA [1999] EWCA Civ 1533 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Duty of care in negligence (third parties who cause injury), and negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury
187 Paris v Stepney BC [1950] UKHL 3 House of Lords Proving breach in negligence
188 Parkinson v St James and Seacroft University Hospital NHS Trust [2001] EWCA Civ 530 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and 'wrongful conception'
189 Patchett v Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Assn Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 717 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligent misstatement and duty of care
190 Performance Cars Ltd v Abraham [1961] EWCA Civ 3 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and successive tortfeasors
191 Phelps v Hillingdon LBC [2000] UKHL 47 House of Lords Public authority liability in negligence
192 Phillips v Britannia Hygienic Laundry Co Ltd [1923] 2 KB 832; [1923] 1 KB 539 High Court (EWHC KB) Breach of statutory duty
193 Pirelli General Cable Works v Faber [1983] 2 AC 1; [1983] 2 WLR 6; [1983] 1 All ER 65 House of Lords Accrual of the cause of action in tort
194 Pitts v Hunt [1990] EWCA Civ 17 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and the defences of volenti; and illegality
195 Poole BC v GN [2019] UKSC 25 Supreme Court Public authority liability in negligence
196 Prison Officers Association v Iqbal (Rev 1) [2009] EWCA Civ 1312 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) False imprisonment
197 QBE Management Services (UK) Ltd v Dymoke [2012] EWHC 80 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Conspiracy to injure
198 R v Bournewood Community and Mental Health NHS Trust, ex parte L [1999] 1 AC 458; [1998] 3 WLR 107; [1998] 3 All ER 289 House of Lords False imprisonment, and the defence of necessity
199 R v Deputy Governor of Parkhurst Prison, ex parte Hague [1991] UKHL 13 House of Lords Breach of statutory duty
200 R v Governor of Brockhill Prison, ex parte Evans [2000] UKHL 48 House of Lords False imprisonment
201 R v Rimmington; R v Goldstein [2005] UKHL 63 House of Lords Public nuisance
202 Rance v Mid-Downs HA [1991] 1 QB 587; [1991] 2 WLR 159; [1991] 1 All ER 801 High Court (EWHC QB) Negligence, and 'wrongful birth'
203 Ratcliffe v Plymouth and Torbay HA [1998] EWCA Civ 206 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) The doctrine of res ipsa loquitur
204 Read v J Lyons & Co Ltd [1946] UKHL 2 House of Lords The rule in Rylands v Fletcher
205 Rees v Darlington Memorial Hospital NHS Trust [2003] UKHL 52 House of Lords Negligence, and 'wrongful conception'
206 Reeves v Commr of Police [1999] UKHL 35 House of Lords Negligence, contributory negligence, and volenti
207 Reilly v Merseyside HA [1994] EWCA Civ 30; (1995) 6 Med LR 246 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and de minimis level of damage
208 Reynolds v Times Newspapers Ltd [1999] UKHL 45 House of Lords Defamation, and public interest privilege
209 Rhind v Astbury Water Park Ltd [2004] EWCA Civ 756 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Occupiers' liability (visitors)
210 Rhodes v OPO [2015] UKSC 32 Supreme Court The tort of Wilkinson v Downton
211 Richardson v LRC Products Ltd [2000] PIQR P164; [2000] Lloyd's Rep Med 280; (2001) 59 BMLR 185; [2000] CLY 851 High Court (EWHC QB) Product liability under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
212 Robinson v West Yorkshire Police [2018] UKSC 4 Supreme Court Negligence, and duty of care (police)
213 Roe v Ministry of Health [1954] EWCA Civ 7; [1954] 2 QB 66; [1954] 2 WLR 915; [1954] 2 All ER 131 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Non-delegable duties of care
214 Rookes v Barnard [1964] UKHL 1 House of Lords The availability of exemplary damages
215 Rose v Plenty [1975] EWCA Civ 5 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Vicarious liability
216 Rowlands v CC of Merseyside Police [2006] EWCA Civ 1773 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) The availability of aggravated damages
217 Rylands v Fletcher [1865] EngR 436; 159 ER 737 High Court (EWHC Exch) The rule in Rylands v Fletcher (the escape of dangerous things)
218 Scott v London and St Katherine's Docks [1865] EngR 200; 159 ER 665; [1861-73] All ER Rep 248 High Court (EWHC Exch) The doctrine of res ipsa loquitur
219 Searle v Wallbank [1947] AC 341; [1947] 1 All ER 12 House of Lords Liability for animals
220 Sedleigh-Denfield v O'Callagan [1940] AC 880; [1940] 3 All ER 349 House of Lords Private nuisance
221 Selwood v Durham CC [2012] EWCA Civ 979 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and duty of care (third parties who cause injury)
222 Shakoor v Situ [2001] 1 WLR 410; [2000] 4 All ER 181 High Court (EWHC QB) Negligence, and standard of care
223 Shaw v Kovac [2017] EWCA Civ 1028 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Meaning of compensatory damages
224 Sidaway v Board of Governors of the Bethlem Royal Hospital [1985] UKHL 1 House of Lords Negligence, and the duty to warn
225 Sienkiewicz v Greif (UK) Ltd [2011] UKSC 10 Supreme Court Negligence, causation, and material contribution to risk
226 Smith v Eric S Bush [1990] UKHL 1 House of Lords Negligent misstatement, and duty of care
227 Smith v Leech Brain & Co Ltd [1962] 2 QB 405 (ICLR); [1961] 3 All ER 1159 High Court (EWHC QB) Negligence, remoteness, and the 'egg-shell' claimant
228 Smith v Littlewoods Organisation Ltd [1987] AC 241; [1987] 2 WLR 480; [1987] 1 All ER 710 House of Lords Negligence, duty of care, and omissions
229 South Australian Asset Management Corp v York Montagu Ltd [1996] UKHL 10; [1997] AC 191; [1996] 3 All ER 365; [1996] 3 WLR 87 House of Lords Negligence, and remoteness of damage
230 Southport Corp v Esso Petroleum Co Ltd [1954] EWCA Civ 5 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private nuisance, trespass to land, and the defence of necessity
231 Spartan Steel and Alloys Ltd v Martin & Co (Contractors) Ltd [1972] EWCA Civ 3 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Pure economic loss, and the exclusionary rule
232 Spring v Guardian Assurance plc [1995] 2 AC 296; [1994] 3 WLR 354; [1994] 3 All ER 129 House of Lords Negligent misstatement, and duty of care
233 St Helen's Smelting Co v Tipping [1865] UKHL J81 House of Lords Private nuisance
234 Stannard (t/a Wyvern Tyres) v Gore [2012] EWCA Civ 1248 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) The rule in Rylands v Fletcher (fire)
235 Stark v Post Office [2000] EWCA Civ 64 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Breach of statutory duty
236 Stocker v Stocker [2019] UKSC 17 Supreme Court Defamation
237 Stoke-on-Trent CC v W&J Wass Ltd [1988] 1 WLR 1406; [1988] 3 All ER 394 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Proprietary torts, and 'user' damages
238 Stone & Rolls Ltd (in liq) v Moore Stephens (a firm) [2007] EWHC 1826 (Comm) High Court (EWHC Comm) Negligence, and the defence of illegality
239 Stovin v Wise [1996] UKHL 15 House of Lords Public authority liability in negligence
240 Sturges v Bridgman (1879) 11 Ch D 852 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private nuisance (and 'coming to the nuisance')
241 Sutradhar v Natural Environment Research Council [2006] UKHL 33 House of Lords Negligence, and duty of care
242 Tamiz v Google Inc [2012] EWHC 449 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Defamation
243 Taylor v A Novo (UK) [2013] EWCA Civ 194 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury
244 Terry v Persons Unknown [2010] EWHC 119 (QB) High Court (EWHC QB) Privacy; misuse of private information
245 Tesco Stores Ltd v Pollard [2006] EWCA Civ 393 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Product liability in negligence and under the Consumer Protection Act 1987
246 Tomlinson v Congleton BC [2003] UKHL 47 House of Lords Negligence, and proving breach
247 Transco plc v Stockport MBC [2003] UKHL 61 House of Lords The rule in Rylands v Fletcher
248 Turnbull v Warrener [2012] EWCA Civ 412 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Liability for animals
249 Van Colle v CC of Hertfordshire Police [2008] UKHL 50 House of Lords Negligence, and duty of care (police)
250 Viasystems (Tyneside) Ltd v Thermal Transfer (Northern) Ltd [2005] EWCA Civ 1151 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Vicarious liability
251 Vowles v Evans [2003] EWCA Civ 318 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and proving breach
252 W v Essex CC [2000] UKHL 17 House of Lords Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury
253 Wainwright v Home Office [2003] UKHL 53 House of Lords Privacy; the tort in Wilkinson v Downton; and defences
254 Watt v Hertfordshire CC [1954] EWCA Civ 6 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and proving breach
255 Welsh Water v Barratt Homes Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 233 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Private nuisance; and breach of statutory duty
256 Wheat v E Lacon & Co Ltd [1966] UKHL 1 House of Lords Occupiers' liability
257 White (Frost) v CC of South Yorkshire Police [1998] UKHL 45 House of Lords Negligently-inflicted psychiatric injury
258 White v Jones [1995] UKHL 5 House of Lords Negligent provision of services causing pure economic loss
259 White v Withers LLP [2009] EWCA Civ 1122 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Trespass to chattels
260 Whitehead v Searle [2008] EWCA Civ 1093 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, and 'wrongful birth'
261 Wildtree Hotels Ltd v Harrow LBC [2001] 2 AC 1 House of Lords Public nuisance, and statutory compensation
262 Wilkinson v Downton [1897] EWHC 1 High Court (EWHC QB) Intentional infliction of mental distress
263 Willers v Joyce (Re: Gubay deceased) [2016] UKSC 43; [2016] UKSC 44 Supreme Court Malicious prosecution of civil proceedings [2 cases from the same year]
264 Wilsons & Clyde Co Ltd v English [1937] UKHL 2 House of Lords Employers' liability, and sub-duties of care
265 Wilsher v Essex AHA [1987] UKHL 11; [1987] QB 730; [1987] 2 WLR 425; [1986] 3 All ER 801 House of Lords Negligence, standard of care, and causation
266 WM Morrisons v Various Claimants [2020] UKSC 12 Supreme Court Vicarious liability
267 Woodland v Essex CC [2013] UKSC 66 Supreme Court Non-delegable duties of care
268 Wooldridge v Sumner [1962] EWCA Civ 3 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Negligence, standard of care, and proving breach
269 X (minors) v Bedfordshire CC [1995] UKHL 9; [1995] 2 AC 633; [1995] 3 WLR 152; [1995] 3 All ER 353 House of Lords Public authority liability in negligence; breach of statutory duty
270 Youssoupoff v Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Ltd (1934) 50 TLR 581 Court of Appeal (EWCA Civ) Defamation
271 Zurich Insurance plc v International Energy Group Ltd [2015] UKSC 33 Supreme Court Negligence, causation, and material contribution to risk