Joseph Smith (Pauper) v Charles Baker and Sons: HL 21 Jul 1891


Lord Halsbury LC


[1891] UKHL 2, [1891] AC 325




England and Wales


CitedYarmouth v France CA 11-Aug-1887
The plaintiff was employed by the defendant to drive carts. He objected that the horse had a vicious nature, but was obliged to drive it in any event. The horse kicked him.
Held: For the purposes of the 1880 Act, the plaintiff was an employee, . .

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CitedFarraj and Another v King’s Healthcare NHS Trust (KCH) and Another CA 13-Nov-2009
The claimant parents each carried a gene making any child they bore liable to suffer a serious condition. On a pregnancy the mother’s blood was sent for testing to the defendants who sent it on to the second defendants. The condition was missed, . .
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Personal Injury, Health and Safety

Updated: 29 May 2022; Ref: scu.263829