Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 426 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2003] EWCA Civ 198
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Schiemann, Jonathan Parker LJJ and Sir Christopher Staughton

Representation Caroline Hutton (instructed by Hobbs & Durant, Great Yarmouth) for the claimant.
  Nicholas Caddick and Alexander Learmonth (instructed by Nicholsons, Lowestoft) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 28 February 2003

Catchwords

Nuisance - Private nuisance - Natural flow of water - Existence of duty of care where hazard natural flow of water.

The Case

There was no authority for the proposition that no duty of care arose in relation to a hazard where that hazard was naturally flowing water.

Practice Areas

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