Corby Group Litigation Claimants v Corby Borough Council [2008]

Facts

  • Corby BC developed on contaminated land, which led to deformities in persons born at the time

Issue

  • What is the extent of the availability of damages in public nuisance?

Decision

  • (Claims succeeded)

Reasoning

  • Unlike in private nuisance, damages for personal injury are recoverable
RELATED CASE  Letang v Cooper [1965]

Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.

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