Dublin United Tramways Company Ltd v Fitzgerald

CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
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12 cases
  • Roe v Sheffield City Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 January 2003
    ...... causing serious injury - Statutory duty on tramway company to maintain highway in and around rails for 12 months ... authority's duty to maintain highway continuing - Tramways Act 1870 ( 33 & 34 Vict c 78 ) , s. 28 - Highways .... Dicta of Lord Halsbury LC in Dublin United Tramways Co Ltd v Fitzgerald [ 1903 ] AC 99 , ......
  • Goodes v East Sussex County Council
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 15 June 2000
    ...authority directed them to make the road safe by putting down sand or in some other way. In Dublin United Tramways Co. Ltd. v. Fitzgerald [1903] A.C. 99 the plaintiff sued for injury suffered when his horse fell on the stones. When the case came before the House of Lords, there seems to hav......
  • Department of Transport, Environment and the Regions v Mott Macdonald Ltd and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 July 2006
    ...to "fabric" and "structure" were clearly deliberate, being derived in both cases from the speech of Lord Robertson in Dublin United Tramways Ltd v Fitzgerald [1903] AC 99, 109–110. The relevant passage reads: "What they have got to keep in good condition is the structure or fabric of the r......
  • Valentine v Transport for London and Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 7 December 2010
    ...Act. Of the cases directly on the point he considered: R v Inhabitants of High Halden; 2 Burgess v Northwich Local Board; 3 Dublin United Tramways Ltd v Fitzgerald; 4 Burnside v Emerson; 5 Hereford and Worcester CC v Newman; 6 Haydon v Kent County Council; 7 Goodes v East Sussex County Coun......
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