Ultzen v Nicols: 1894

The plaintiff went to eat in the defendant’s restaurant. He gave over his coat to the waiter, who hung it on a hook. It was stolen.
Held: The defendant was liable as a bailee for reward. He was guilty of negligence in the care of the coat.


[1894] 1 QB 92, (1894) 63 LJ QB 829, (1894) 70 LT 140, (1894) 10 TLR 25, (1894) 28 Sol Jo 26, (1894) 10 R 13 DC

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Agency, Negligence

Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.467241