Scott v Shepherd 
- The defendant threw a lit firework into a market
- The firework was thrown on several times, before exploding and injuring the claimant (causing him to lose the use of one eye)
- Did the throwing on break the chain of causation?
- The throwing on was reasonable
- The original act was inherently unlawful
- Line between trespass and negligence can be blurred
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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