Booth v Crown Prosecution Service

 Booth v Crown Prosecution Service [2006] EWHC 192 Divisional Court of the QBD The appellant had been drinking and had smoked cannabis. He described himself as tipsy but not completely unaware of e...

Botham v TSB Bank

   Botham v TSB Bank (1996) 7 P & C R D 1  Court of Appeal Mr and Mrs Botham defaulted on their mortgage and removed various items before the bank took possession of the house. The Court of...

Bourhill v Young

  Bourhill v Young [1943] AC 92 The claimant was a pregnant fishwife. She got off a tram and as she reached to get her basket off the tram, the defendant drove his motorcycle past the tram at exces...

Bowmakers Ltd v Barnet Instruments Ltd

 Bowmakers Ltd v Barnet Instruments Ltd [1945] KB 65 The Defendant hired some machine tools from the Claimant under a hire purchase agreement. The agreement did not comply with statutory requireme...

Bratty v A-G for NI

  Bratty v A-G for NI [1963] AC 386 House of Lords The appellant strangled and killed a young woman whilst giving her a lift. He then dumped her body on the side of the road and drove home. The ap...

British Crane Hire v Ipswitch Plant Hire

 British Crane Hire v Ipswich Plant Hire [1975] QB 303 Both parties were in the business of hiring out plant machinery. The defendants, Ipswich Plant Hire (IPH), were doing some work on some marsh...

British Railways Board v Herrington

 British Railways Board v Herrington [1972] AC 877 House of Lords A six year old boy was electrocuted and suffered severe burns when he wondered from a play park onto a live railway line. The railw...

Brogden v Metropolitan Railway

 Brogden v Metropolitan Railway (1877) 2 App. Cas. 666 The claimants were the suppliers of coal to the defendant railway company. They had been dealing for some years on an informal basis with no w...

Brooks v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis

  Brooks v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis [2005] 1 WLR 1495 House of Lords Duwaine Brooks was present at the notorious racist killing of his friend Stephen Lawrence. Duwaine had also bee...

Broome v Perkins

 Broome v Perkins [1987] Crim LR 271 The appellant was a diabetic. He had driven erratically while suffering from hypo-glycaemia (low blood sugar level caused by an excess of insulin in the bloods...

Bunge Corporation v Tradax

 Bunge Corporation v Tradax [1981] 1 WLR 711 House of Lords A contract for the sale 5,000 tons of soya beans required the buyers to give the sellers 15 days notice of readiness of loading. This ter...

Butler Machine Tool v Ex-Cell-O Corporation

 Butler Machine Tool v Ex-Cell-O Corporation [1979] 1 WLR 401 Court of Appeal Ex-Cell-O wished to purchase a machine from Butler. Butler sent out a quotation of £75,535 along with a copy of their s...

Callow v Tillstone

 Callow v Tillstone (1900) 64 JP 823 322 A butcher was convicted of selling unfit meat despite the fact that he had had the meat certified as safe by a vet before the sale. His conviction was uphe...

Capps v Miller

 Capps v Miller [1989] 1 WLR 839 Court of Appeal The Claimant, a motorcyclist was stationary in the centre of the road about to turn right into his drive when the Defendant crashed into him from be...

Car & Universal Credit v Caldwell

 Car & Universal Credit v Caldwell [1964] 2 WLR 600 Mr Caldwell sold his Jaguar car on 12th Jan to a rogue, Norris, who had paid £10 cash deposit and left another car as security and gave a cheque...