Cooke v Lewis [1951, Canada]
- Two defendants were shooting in a forest
- They each spotted an animal and shot at it
- The animal was in fact the claimant, and no-one could be sure which bullet had missed and which one had injured the claimant
- Who was liable for shooting the claimant?
- Both defendants equally
- Justice required the ‘but for’ test to be disregarded
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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