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Raflatac Ltd. -v- Eade And Others

31st Jul 1998

[1999] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 506

Richard Waller – Contract – Breach – Contributory negligence – First defendant sub-contracted sprinkler work for plaintiffs to second defendants – Second defendants failed to shut off water supply causing damage to plaintiffs’ property – Whether plaintiffs contributorily negligent – Whether first defendant owed parallel duty of care in tort in respect of conduct of contract works.