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.”

Full story

The Daily Telegraph, 17th April 2008


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.”

Full story

The Times, 15th April 2008


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.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 1st April 2008


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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