Breeknock Co. vs. Pritchard (6 TR 750)

Case Name: Breeknock Co. vs. Pritchard Citation: 6 Term Reports 750 (6 TR 750) Jurisdiction: English courts Judgment:-The case involved a contract for building and maintaining a bridge over a river for a fixed term. A severe flood, considered an “act of God,” destroyed the bridge within the specified timeframe. The court ruled that despite … Read more

Forward vs. Pittard (1785) 1 TR 27

Case Name: Forward v. Pittard (1785) 1 Term Reports 27 (1 TR 27) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Judgement: The judgment in this case established that events caused by the elementary forces of nature, such as storms, tempests, lightning, or extraordinary high tides, fall under the category of an “act of God.” In this case, the … Read more

Smith vs Egginton (7 Adolphus & Ellis 167 (1837))

Case Name: Smith vs Egginton Citation: 7 Adolphus & Ellis 167 (1837) Jurisdiction: England and Wales Judgement: The judgment in this case established the legal principle that an act becomes a trespass if it was initially intended to cause harm or if it is conducted illegally. Specifically, it emphasized that if a party’s actions show … Read more

Pandurang Dhoni Chougule vs. Maruti Hari Jadhav 1966 AIR 153, 1966 SCR (1) 102

Case Name: Pandurang Dhoni Chougule vs. Maruti Hari Jadhav Citation: 1966 AIR 153, 1966 SCR (1) 102 Jurisdiction: Supreme Court of India Judgement: The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Pandurang Dhoni Chougule, affirming his rightful ownership of the disputed land based on the presented evidence and relevant legal provisions, emphasizing Article 300A of the … Read more

Sant Ram vs. Labh Singh AIR 1965 SC 314

Case Name: Sant Ram v. Labh Singh Citation: AIR 1965 SC 314 Jurisdiction: Supreme Court of India Judgement: The Supreme Court of India ruled that Labh Singh was the rightful owner of the disputed land, emphasizing the importance of legal documents to establish ownership. The court held that mere possession, even for an extended period … Read more