Revill v Newbery [1996]: A Case Summary

Revill v Newbery

Case name & citation: Revill v Newbery [1996] QB 567; [1996] 1 All ER 291; [1996] 2 WLR 239 What does the case deal with? Revill v Newbery [1996] deals with issues related to trespass and self-defense. To what extent can force be used to protect one’s property? Facts of Revill v Newbery Newbery, a … Read more

Lowery v Walker [1911]: A Quick Summary

Lowery v Walker

Lowery v Walker [1911] is a UK tort law case concerning the liability of an occupier to people habitually crossing his land and the occupier’s acquiescence to this. Given below are the case details: Case name & citation: Lowery v Walker [1911] AC 10; [1910] UKHL 1; [1910] UKHL 726 Court and jurisdiction: House of … Read more

Australian Safeway Stores v Zaluzna (1987): Case Summary

Australian Safeway Stores v Zaluzna

Case name & citation: Australian Safeway Stores Pty Ltd v Zaluzna [1987] HCA 7; (1987) 162 CLR 479 This case is a famous case from Australia concerning issues of negligence and occupiers’ liability. It dealt with the question of whether a retailer may be held liable for damages if a customer is injured on his … Read more