Grant V Australian Knitting Mills

Torts Relating to Goods

Torts Relating to Goods

Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd [1936] AC 85. The claimant purchased some woollen underwear manufactured by the defendants. The garment was contaminated by sulphites which would not normally be present. This caused the claimant to suffer severely from dermatitis. Finding the defendant liable, Lord Wright said: JUDGMENT 'According to the evidence, the method of manufacture was correct ...

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Grant V Australian Knitting Mills

Grant V Australian Knitting Mills

Grant V Australian Knitting Mills Liability For Goods. Grant v Australian Knitting Mills 1933 50 CLR 387. David Jones v Willis 1934 52 CLR 110. Thus one can find a list of tort cases and there select the 1935 case Grant v. Australian Knitting Mills one of those one remembers from ones studies and here it is online .Grant v Australian Knitting Mills 1936 AC 85. Sketch of the AKM ...

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The Adaptability of the Common Law to Change

The Adaptability of the Common Law to Change

Australian Knitting Mills Ltd v Grant. 5. Cases such as these serve to remind us that large decisions often arise from fairly mundane circumstances: in . Donoghue v Stevenson. the decomposed remains of a snail in the bottle of ginger beer; in . Grant's case. woollen underwear. Lord Atkin is regarded by some as having employed inductive reasoning in his seminal speech in . Donoghue v ...

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THE DOCTRINE OF JUDICIAL PRECEDENT | The Lawyers Jurists

THE DOCTRINE OF JUDICIAL PRECEDENT | The Lawyers Jurists

In Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd case, Dr Grant, the plaintiff had bought an undergarment from a retailer. The undergarment is manufactured by the defendant, Australian Knitting Mills Ltd. Dr Grant was contracted dermatitis. The undergarment was in a defective condition owing to the presence of excess of sulphite. It was found that the manufacturer had been negligently left in it in ...

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Richard Thorold Grant v. Australian Knitting Mills Ltd ...

Richard Thorold Grant v. Australian Knitting Mills Ltd ...

Lord Wright: The appellant is a fully qualified medical man practising at Adelaide in South Australia. He brought his action against the respondents, claiming damages on the ground that he had contracted dermatitis by reason of the improper condition of underwear purchased by him from the respondents, John Martin Co., Ltd., and manufactured by the respondents, the Australian Knitting Mills ...

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Developing Changing Precedents

Developing Changing Precedents

Grant v. Australian knitting mills pty ltd [19360. In the winter of 1931, Dr Grant purchased two sets of underclothes. After wearing the underclothes on a number of occasions over a threeweek period, he developed an itch. The itch was diagnosed as dermatitis and the underclothes were blamed for the condition. Dr Grant had the underclothes analysed and they were found to contain a harmful ...

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Grant v Australian Knitting Mills [1936] AC 85 –

Grant v Australian Knitting Mills [1936] AC 85 –

Grant v Australian Knitting Mills [1936] AC 85. Key point. Manufacturers are liable for injury caused by latent defects in their products even where there is a mere possibility of tampering that is not proven; Facts. C bought 2 pairs of long underwear which were manufactured by D; C got dermatitis from the excess sulphite in the underwear and almost died ; C sued for negligence; It was argued ...

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Development of case law

Development of case law

Case 2: Grant v Australian Knitting Mills [1936] AC 85 (Privy Council) Bare facts: Grant purchased two pairs of underpants from a retailer in Australia. He contracted severe dermatitis (mainly around the ankles—they were 'long johns') owing to an excess of sulphites in the garments which should have been removed by the manufacturing process. He was ill for a year. What was the claim? He ...

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Grant V Australian Knitting Mills | Government | Politics

Grant V Australian Knitting Mills | Government | Politics

GRANT v AUSTRALIAN KNITTING MILLS, LTD [1936] AC 85, PC. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council The procedural history of the case: the Supreme Court of South Australia, the High Court of Australia. Judges: Viscount Hailsham, Lord Blanksnurgh, Lord Macmillan, Lord Wright and Sir Lancelot Sandreson. The appellant: Richard Thorold Grant The material facts of the case: The .

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Case Law as a Source of Law

Case Law as a Source of Law

 · In Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd case, Dr Grant, the plaintiff had bought an undergarment from a retailer. The undergarment is manufactured by the defendant, Australian Knitting Mills Ltd. Dr Grant was contracted dermatitis. The undergarment was in a defective condition owing to the presence of excess of sulphite. It was found that the manufacturer had been negligently left in it in ...

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Melbourne University Law Review

Melbourne University Law Review

Take first his treatment of Grant v. Australian Knitting Mills.' It is mentioned in a chapter on proof, which, though oddly enough confined to proof in cases of negligence, is very well done. But, speaking of the maxim res ipsa loquitur, the author says that 'after some earlier doubts, it has been invoked in cases where a manufacturer is sued for injury caused to an ultimate user or consumer ...

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grant v Australian knitting mills

grant v Australian knitting mills

Grant v Australian Knitting Mills: Some years later Grant was injured as a result of purchasing woollen underwear made by Australian Knitting Mills. The garment had too much sulphate and caused him to have an itch. Here, the courts referred to the decision made earlier in Donoghue and decided to rule in Dr Grant's favour. Although the precedent established was only persuasive in that it . Get ...

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Case Law Flashcards | Quizlet

Case Law Flashcards | Quizlet

Grant v Australian Knitting Mills. South Australian case that extended negligence to manufacturers. Binding precedent. Case law that must be followed by lower courts. Persuasive precedent. Case law that could be followed, but does not have to be followed. Reversal. Method of avoiding precedent occurs when an appeal court disagrees with a lower court's decision . Overruling. Method of ...

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Australian Knitting Mills V Grant

Australian Knitting Mills V Grant

Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Book ID Photos. Grant v Australian Knitting Mills, is a landmark case in consumer and negligence law from 1935, holding that where a manufacturer knows that a consumer may be injured if the manufacturer does not take reasonable care, the manufacturer owes a duty to the consumer to take that reasonable care.

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Lecture 2

Lecture 2

question caused P's injury or damage. Grant v Australian Knitting Mills [1936] AC 85 P bought a woolen underwear from a retailer which was manufactured by D. After wearing the underwear, P contracted dermatitis which caused by the overconcentration of bisulphate of occurred as a result of the negligence in the manufacturing of the article.

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Judicial precedent

Judicial precedent

For example in the case of Donoghue v Stevenson[1932] AC 562, (Case summary) the House of Lords held that a manufacturer owed a duty of care to the ultimate consumer of the set a binding precedent which was followed in Grant v Australian Knitting Mills [1936] AC 85. Also in Shaw v DPP [1962] AC 220 (Case summary) the House of Lords held that a crime of conspiracy to corrupt public ...

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How itchy underpants created our consumer laws

How itchy underpants created our consumer laws

 · external link Richard Thorold Grant (Appeal No. 84 of 1934) v Australian Knitting Mills, and others (Australia) [1935] UKPC 62 (21 October 1935)

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grant v australian knitting mills

grant v australian knitting mills

Home» grant v australian knitting mills ltd 1935 54 clr 49 » ball mills and rod mills » grant v australian knitting mills limited 1935 summary... Dr Grant and his underpants | Victoria Law Foundation. Dr Grant and his underpants is a model mediation based on a real High Court case: ... Details of Grant v Australian Knitting Mills and its outcome are included.... Grant V Australian .

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Dr Grant and his Underpants

Dr Grant and his Underpants

Dr Grant and his Underpants A model mediation for VCE Legal Studies About these materials. Dr Grant and his Underpants is a scripted model mediation for classroom use. The scenario is based on the South Australian case Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Limited and Another [1935] HCA 66; (1935) 54 CLR 49. This resource is designed to show students, in a practical and entertaining way, the ...

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Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd

Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd

Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd [1936] 85 Privy Council Lord Wright 'The appellant is a fully qualified medical man practising at Adelaide in South Australia. He brought his action against the respondents, claiming damages on the ground that he had contracted dermatitis by reason of the improper condition of underwear purchased by ...

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Legal Institutions

Legal Institutions

 · Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd 1936 54 CLR 49 1936 CLR. Intext: (Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd 1936 54 CLR 49, [1936]) Your Bibliography: Grant v Australian Knitting Mills Ltd 1936 54 CLR 49 [1936] 54 (CLR), Court case. Rasell v Cavalier Marketing (Aust) Pty Ltd Garden City Vinyl Carpet Centre [1991] 2 Qld R 323 1991 Supreme Court of Queensland. Intext: (Rasell v ...

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