Halsey v Esso Petroleum [1961]


  • From the defendant’s land emanated acid smuts which damaged the claimant’s car


  • Could damages and an injunction be claimed despite the fact that Esso’s nuisance was a public nuisance?


  • Yes


  • Special damage requirement satisfied
  • Damages may include those for inconvenience and pure economic loss
RELATED CASE  Corey v Havender [1902, America]

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