MacEvilly, Conn
November 2005
Lawyer;11/7/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 43, p50
Trade Publication
The article reports that a recent ruling in a Transport and General Workers' Union case against the British Secretary of State for Defense contradicts decades of supposition and practice in Gibraltar regarding the treatment of British government departments. The judgment overturned a previous decision of the Gibraltar Supreme Court by stating that British government departments can no longer operate in Gibraltar as if immune from claims for breaches of statutory duty or negligence.


Related Articles

  • Serra v. MDE: Court Validates Maryland Department of Environment's Authority and Fills Potential Loophole in Wetlands Act. Abu-Zaid, Paul // University of Baltimore Journal of Environmental Law;Spring2001, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p225 

    Comments on the ruling of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland in the 'Serra v. Maryland Department of Environment (MDE)' case. Validation of the MDE authority; Case background; Implications for the Wetlands Act; Issues considered by the court; Bases of the court for its ruling.

  • Overextended doctor winds up in court.  // Cortlandt Forum;12/20/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p57 

    Presents a lawsuit filed against an obstetrician on the alleged physician negligence in the U.S. Opinion of the court; Contention of the plaintiff; Argument of the defendant.

  • U.S. tort costs rise at moderate pace, study says.  // Westchester County Business Journal;2/28/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p17 

    Reports on the increased costs of tort in the United States in 2004 according to study findings from Tillinghast. Factors attributed to the growth; Comparison of personal line and commercial line tort costs

  • Appeal note: Spring v Guardian Assurance.  // Accountancy;Sep94, Vol. 114 Issue 1213, p106 

    The article reports on the rulings of the appeals made on the case of Spring v. Guardian Assurance PLC in Great Britain. The High Court decided that actions by employees in respect of damage caused by inaccurate references given by their employers could be framed in negligence and not only in...

  • DON'T JUMP.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);10/17/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 51, p22A 

    The article reports on the court ruling in Michigan that public policy prohibits the presumptive enforceability of liability waivers by parents on behalf of their minor children. The Michigan Court of Appeals agreed with the plaintiff who filed a negligence lawsuit against a children's...

  • High court to hear Colorado case over restraining orders. Yen, Hope // Buffalo Law Journal;11/4/2004, Vol. 76 Issue 89, p1 

    Presents information on the lawsuit filed by Jessica Gonzales of Castle Rock, Colorado against state officials for negligence of a restraining order. Background on the case; Information on the due-process violation and enforcement of restraining orders; Details of the court's ruling.

  • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS. O'BRIEN, GARRETT // Arkansas Law Review (1968-present);2011, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p281 

    The article presents recent developments in several court cases. In the court case Dowty versus Riggs, the Arkansas Supreme Court reaffirmed its position holding that the tort of negligent infliction of emotional distress is still not recognized as a valid cause of action in Arkansas. In the...

  • YOU BE THE JUDGE. Jones, Bruce M. // Saturday Evening Post;10/13/1951, Vol. 224 Issue 15, p60 

    Describes a case about a barber and his customer who complained that he obtained cuts due to the negligence of the barber. Personality of the barber; Details of the incident; Judgment issued on the case.

  • The Use of Remedial Tactics in Negligence Litigation. Cornell, Robert M.; Warne, Rick C.; Eining, Martha M. // Contemporary Accounting Research;Fall2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p767 

    Prior research suggests that negative outcomes affect judge and juror judgments of auditor actions, contrary to the intent of the legal system. We experimentally examine whether remedial tactics (apology and first-person justification) result in fewer negligence verdicts against an auditor in a...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics