Chaudry v Prabhakar 
- The defendant helped the claimant purchase a car, while not realising it was unroadworthy. The claimant relied on his advice and therefore suffered economic loss
- As the advice was gratuitous, could the adviser be liable
- Claim allowed
- As the claimant believed the defendant was knowledgable about cars, there was reliance
- This result has been criticised as Hedley Byrne was directed towards commercial disputes
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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