Mulcahy v Ministry of Defence 
- Mulcahy (an artilleryman) was deafened when standing next to a gun during battle
- Was the officer who fired the gun liable for the deafness of Mulcahy
- No liability
- It was not fair, just or reasonable to expect an officer to make such considerations as to prevent such injuries during active war; policy prevented claim
 EWCA Civ 1323
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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