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Re Polemis [1921]

Facts

  • A crew member on a ship dropped a plank of wood which caused a spark and ultimately led to the destruction of the ship

Issue

  • Could there be liability?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • The destruction of the ship was directly consequential from the actions of the crew member
  • Now overruled by the Wagon Mound (No. 1)
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