Category: Law of Torts

The Tort Of Nuisance [Case laws]

  Winfield defines Nuisance as:- “Nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person’s use or enjoyment of land, or of some right over, or in connection with it.” Nuisance is nothing but law of neighbourhood which is based on the maxim “Sic uteretuo ut alienum non laedas” which means “So use your own property so…
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June 14, 2020 0

Nervous Shock: Discussion on Kennedy Limitation/Physical & Mental Proximity

  NERVOUS SHOCK There can be two kinds of injuries: 1. Actual Physical Injury, 2. Injury by shock sustained through medium of eye or ear without direct contact (i.e., Nervous Shock) Development of Nervous Shock: First Stage: In Victoria RC vs. Coultas (1888), The Privy Council held that if we admit the claim of nervous…
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June 7, 2020 0