Re Great Orme Tramways Co: 1934

A claim was made in respect of personal injuries sustained by a passenger when a tram ran out of control. The Company was in insolvent liquidation. A claim for the same amount for the same injuries could be made in contract or in tort.
Held: The unliquidated claim in contract was provable, but not the unliquidated claim in tort.
(1934) 50 TLR 450
England and Wales
Cited by:
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Updated: 19 February 2021; Ref: scu.641426