Miller v Jackson [1977]

Facts

  • The claimants moved to a house close to a cricket ground

Issue

  • Could a nuisance claim be bought for the presence of stray cricket balls?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Coming to a nuisance is no defence
  • Lord Denning dissent on the value of cricket as a social activity (quite good to read)
  • Partially overruled by Coventry v Lawrence [2014]
RELATED CASE  The Calgarth [1927]

Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.

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