Exam Prep Cases

Read the following cases as you prepare the associated topics.  Be sure to focus your reading with regard to the associated topic.


Duty:

Barret v. Ministry for Defence [1995] 3 All E.R. 87

Glencar Explorations v. Mayo County Council, [2001] 1 I.L.R.M 481 (SC).

Breslin v. Corcoran & The Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland [2003] I.E.S.C. 23.

Curley v. Mannion [1965] IR 543.

Standard of Care:  Reasonable in the Circumstances

Paris v. Stepney, B.C., [1951] A.C. 367

Whooley v. Dublin Corporation [1961] I.R. 60.

Fortune v. P.E. Jacob & Co. Ltd [1976-77] ILRM 277.

Dunne v. National Maternity Hospital [1989] I.R. 91.

Statutory Duty:

Gallagher v. Mogul of Ireland Ltd [1975] IR 204.

Gorris v. Scott (1874) LR 9 Exch 125

Cause in Fact

Kenny v. O’Rourke [1972] I.R. 339 (SC)

Geoghegan v. Harris [2000] 3 I.R. 536.

Legal Causation

Breslin v. Corcoran & The Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland [2003] 2 I.R. 203 (SC).

RL v. The Minister for Health & Children [2001] 1 IR 745

Eggshell:

Burke v. John Paul & Co. [1967] I.R. 277

Damages:

Reddy v. Bates [1983] I.R. 141 (SC)

Cooke v. Walsh [1984] I.L.R.M. 208

Shortt v. The Commissioner of the Garda & the AG [2007] I.E.S.C. 9.



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