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Contributory negligence

Capps v Miller [1989] 1 WLR 839

Froom v Butcher [1976] QB 286

Gough (an infant) v Thorns [1966] 1 WLR 1387

Jones v Livox Quarries [1952] 2 QB 608

O'Connell v Jackson [1971] 3 WLR 463

Pitts v Hunt [1990] 3 All ER 344

Reeves v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2000] 1 AC 360

Courts are reluctant to make a finding of ex turpi causa preferring the defence of contributory negligence:

Revill v Newberry [1996] 2 WLR 239


 
 
Ex turpi Causa

Vellino v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester [2002] 1 WLR 218

Clunis v Camden and Islington Health Authority [1998] 3 All ER 180

Lane v Holloway [1967] 3 WLR 1003

Murphy v Culhane [1977] QB 94

Pitts v Hunt [1990] 3 All ER 344

Revill v Newberry [1996] 2 WLR 239
 
 
 
Moore Stephens v Stone Rolls Ltd [2009] UKHL 39


 
Limitation

Dobbie v Medway Health Authority [1994] 1 WLR 1234

Letang v Cooper [1964] 3 WLR 573

Exclusion of liability

White v Blackmore [1972] 3 WLR 296