Geddis v Proprietors of Bann Reservoir

JurisdictionIreland
CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
Date1877
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72 cases
  • Cosgrove v Ryan
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 14 February 2008
    ...did not shift the burden of disproving negligence to a defendant in a negligence claim. Geddis v. Proprietors of Bann Reservoir (1878) 3 App. Cas. 430; Manchester Corporation v. Farnworth [1930] A.C. 171 and Northwestern Utilities, Ld. London v. Guarantee and Accident Co. [1936] A.C. 108 no......
  • Lagan Navigation Company v Lambeg Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing Company
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 1 January 1927
    ...referred to authorised to do the particular work complained of, did it negligently and that therefore on the authority of Geddis v. Bann Reservoir Company, L.R. 3 App. Cases 430, they had no defence to the respondents' counterclaim. The Lord Chief Justice said, in delivering judgment in the......
  • Southwark and Vauxhall Water Company v Wandsworth Board of Works
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • Invalid date
  • Capital & Counties Plc v Hampshire County Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 28 March 1996
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