Letang v Cooper [1965]


  • A car driver negligently ran over the claimant while she was sunbathing
  • A claim in trespass was made against the driver as the time limit of 3 years for negligence had expired


  • Could there have been a trespass committed?


  • No


  • No intent, trespass is more difficult to prove than negligence, so make your claim promptly in negligence for a batter chance of succeeding
RELATED CASE  Dawish v Egyptair [2006]

Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.

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