Dobson v Thames Water Utilities Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted March 2nd, 2009 in damages, law reports, nuisance, utilities by sally

Dobson v Thames Water Utilities Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 28; [2009] WLR (D) 70

Where a court was considering an award of damages to an occupier of land for loss of amenity following transitory nuisance the actual impact on the occupier was relevant. An award would normally constitute just satisfaction to the occupier and no further compensation was due under s 8 of the Human Rights Act 1998.”

WLR Daily, 27th February 2009

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Skating pensioner fined by court – BBC News

Posted February 24th, 2009 in byelaws, news, nuisance by sally

“A rollerblading pensioner has been fined £300 after he was filmed skating along a street in Southport.”

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BBC News, 24th February 2009

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Jail sentence for nuisance caller – BBC News

Posted October 9th, 2008 in assault, news, nuisance, sentencing, telecommunications by sally

“A man who made more than a 100 abusive and threatening calls mainly to women has been jailed for four years.”

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BBC News, 9th October 2008

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Repeat loo flusher faces eviction – BBC News

Posted August 13th, 2008 in news, noise, nuisance by sally

“A council tenant faces being evicted from her home after repeatedly flushing the toilet during the night.”

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BBC News, 13th August 2008

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Corby Group Litigation v Corby Borough Council – Times Law Reports

Posted May 28th, 2008 in damages, law reports, nuisance, personal injuries by sally

Corby Group Litigation v Corby Borough Council

Court of Appeal

“The House of Lords had neither expressly nor impliedly reversed the long-standing principle that damages for personal injury could be claimed in the tort of public nuisance.”

The Times, 28th May 2008

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Corby Group Litigation v Corby Borough Council – WLR Daily

Posted May 12th, 2008 in damages, law reports, nuisance, personal injuries by sally

Corby Group Litigation v Corby Borough Council [2008] EWCA Civ 463; [2008] WLR (D) 144

“Damages for personal injury were recoverable in the tort of public nuisance.”

WLR Daily, 10th May 2008

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‘Snob yob’ parents could be prosecuted – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 17th, 2008 in children, news, nuisance, parental responsibility by sally

“Parents of public school pupils who let their children cause trouble in a Cornish resort that has become notorious for wild summer parties could face prosecution.”

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The Daily Telegraph, 17th April 2008

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Mole Man to pay £300,000 for burrowing under home – The Times

Posted April 15th, 2008 in news, nuisance by sally

“A retired engineer nicknamed ‘Mole Man’, because of his fondness for burrowing tunnels under his home, has been ordered to pay almost £300,000 to the local council after his hobby nearly caused his house to collapse.”

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The Times, 15th April 2008

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Hoax 999 caller jailed for 40-year campaign – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 1st, 2008 in news, nuisance by sally

“An unemployed man described as Britain’s worst serial hoaxer has been jailed following a 40-year campaign of prank 999 calls estimated to have cost the taxpayer more than £1 million.”

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Daily Telegraph, 1st April 2008

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Hiscox Syndicates Ltd and Another v The Pinnacle Ltd – Times Law Reports

Posted February 6th, 2008 in law reports, noise, nuisance by sally

Hiscox Syndicates Ltd and Another v The Pinnacle Ltd

Chancery Division

“An obligation to use all reasonable endeavours was equated with an obligation to use best endeavours which was more onerous than an obligation to use reasonable endeavours. ”

The Times, 6th February 2008

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