Dublin United Tramways Company Ltd v Fitzgerald

CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
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15 cases
  • Roe v Sheffield City Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 January 2003
    ...... causing serious injury Ñ Statutory duty on tramway company to maintain highway in and around rails for 12 months ...Õs duty to maintain highway continuing Ñ Tramways Act 1870 ( 33 & 34 Vict c 78 ), s 28 Ñ Highways Act ...Dicta of Lord Halsbury LC in Dublin United Tramways Co Ltd v Fitzgerald [ 1903 ]A C 99 , 106 , ......
  • 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......
  • Baxter v Stockton-on-Tees Corporation
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 23 June 1958
    ...Justice Finlay made this reference to the judgment of Chief Baron Palles in the Court of appeal in Ireland in the case of Dublin United Tramways Company v. Fitzgerald, 1903 Appeal Cases, 99: "In that judgment, after quoting the principle stated in Brooke's Abridgment, and after referring t......
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