McLaren Transport Ltd v Somerville

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtUnspecified Court (New Zealand)
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3 cases
  • "A" v Michael Bernard Bottrill
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 6 September 2002
    ...a careful and lucid judgment, dismissed the action. He applied the legal principle stated by Tipping J in the leading case of McLaren Transport Ltd v Somerville [1996] 3 NZLR 424, 434: "Exemplary damages for negligence causing personal injury may be awarded if, but only if, the level o......
  • Couch v The Attorney-General
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 24 March 2010
    ...to society and conduct which is altogether unacceptable to society? 199 At [26]. 200 At [36]. 201McLaren Transport Ltd v Somerville [1996] 3 NZLR 424 202 At [37]. 203 At [40]. 204 At [55]. 205 At [56]. 206Kuddus v Chief Constable of Leicestershire Constabulary [2001] UKHL 29, [2002] 2 AC 1......
  • Acb v Thomson Medical Pte Ltd and Others
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 22 March 2017
    ...[2008] 3 SLR 735 (refd) McFarlane v Tayside Health BoardELR [2000] 2 AC 59; [1999] 3 WLR 1301 (refd) McLaren Transport Ltd v Somerville [1996] 3 NZLR 424 (refd) McLelland v Greater Glasgow Health Board 2001 SLT 446 (refd) McLoughlin v O'BrianELR [1981] QB 599; [1981] 2 WLR 1014, CA (refd) M......

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