Priestly v Fernie (1863)
- The claimants succeeded in suing the master of a ship based on a bill of lading
- The judgment obtained was not satisfied: the agent master of the ship failed to pay damages
- Could an action based on the same bill of lading be made against the ship owner (the principal of the master)?
- The (opinion: pointless) doctrine of merger
Posted in Commercial Law Revision Notes.
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