Crown River Cruises Ltd. -v- Kimbolton Fireworks Ltd.

[1996] 2 Lloyds Rep.533

Timothy Brenton – Negligence – Nuisance – Rylands v. Fletcher principle – Fireworks display on Thames – Fire damage to mooring barge and passenger vessel – Source and causation of fire – Whether first defendants liable in nuisance and under principle in Rylands v. Fletcher – Whether damage to vessels caused by second defendants’ negligent failure to properly extinguish initial fire on mooring barge – Contribution between defendants.

Date added: February 27th, 1996

Area of Expertise

Insurance & reinsurance
Professional negligence