Jay v Whitfield (Note): 1817

Liability for injury in trap.


(1817) 3 B and Ald 308


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedBritish Railways Board v Herrington HL 16-Feb-1972
Land-owner’s Possible Duty to Trespassers
The plaintiff, a child had gone through a fence onto the railway line, and been badly injured. The Board knew of the broken fence, but argued that they owed no duty to a trespasser.
Held: Whilst a land-owner owes no general duty of care to a . .
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Torts – Other

Updated: 01 December 2022; Ref: scu.182874