Robinson v Kilvert [1889]

Facts

  • The claimant rented the ground floor of the defendant’s factory
  • The claimant stored paper in the factory which was damaged by heat from the defendant’s boiler

Issue

  • Could a claim in nuisance be made?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • No claim where the claimant’s property is particularly sensitive
  • Normal paper would have been unaffected by the boiler’s heat
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