What goes down

Causton, Peter
June 2005
Lawyer;6/27/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p31
Trade Publication
Investigates why British courts no longer turn to the diminution in value principle in negligence actions involving property. Weaknesses of the diminution in value principle; Cases where the principle cannot be applied; Landmark cases that brought the issue of the principle's limitation to the attention of the legal profession.


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