Six Continents Retail Ltd v Carford Catering Ltd, R Bristoll Ltd: CA 5 Nov 2003

The claimant’s premises had been destroyed by fire. They sought damages from the designers for negligence.
The Vice-Chancellor Sir Andrew Morritt Lord Justice Buxton Lord Justice Laws
[2003] EWCA Civ 1790
England and Wales
CitedBlatch v Archer 1774
Lord Mansfield said: ‘It is certainly a maxim that all evidence is to be weighed according to proof which it was in the power of one side to have produced, and in the power of the other to have contradicted.’ . .
CitedFairchild v Glenhaven Funeral Services Ltd and Others HL 20-Jun-2002
The claimants suffered mesothelioma after contact with asbestos while at work. Their employers pointed to several employments which might have given rise to the condition, saying it could not be clear which particular employment gave rise to the . .
CitedGaloo Ltd and Others v Bright Grahame Murray CA 21-Dec-1993
It is for the Court to decide whether the breach of duty was the cause of a loss or simply the occasion for it by the application of common sense. A breach of contract, to found recovery, must be shown to have been ‘an ‘effective’ or ‘dominant’ . .

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Updated: 02 April 2021; Ref: scu.190083