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The Wagon Mound (1)

[1961] AC 388

Case summary last updated at 15/01/2020 19:30 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case The Wagon Mound (1)

For facts see week 1: a person can be held liable for indirect damage provided the intervening events were reasonably foreseeable. Viscount Simonds: it is too harsh a rule to hold a man responsible that for a consequence that he did not and ould not reasonably have foreseen. 

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