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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast addresses the numerous instances where the breach of a contract of sale or hire of a motor vehicle will result in the seller being liable to compensate the buyer in damages.

It also touches on the reverse situation where a buyer does not take delivery of a vehicle he has lawfully purchased and also the ephemeral questions of liability for personal injury and for consequential loss and damage.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand in what circumstances a buyer can obtain damages for non delivery of a vehicle;
  • Know how to calculate the quantum in cases of breach of warranty;
  • Know what remedies the seller has when the buyer unlawfully refuses to take delivery;
  • Understand in what circumstances a buyer or hirer of a vehicle can sue for mental distress and physical injury arising from breach of condition or warranty;
  • Know the limits of a seller's liability for consequential loss and damage.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Supply of Goods (Implied Terms) Act 1973;
  • Consumer Credit Act 1974;
  • Sale of Goods Act 1979;
  • Shearson Lehman Hutton Inc v Maclaine Watson & Co Ltd (No 2) [1990] 3 All ER 723;
  • Johnson v Agnew [1980] AC 367;
  • Farnworth Finance Facilities Ltd v Attryde [1970] 1 WLR 1053;
  • Charterhouse Credit Co Ltd v Tolly [1963] 2 QB 683;
  • Bence Graphics International Ltd v Fasson UK Ltd [1998] QB 87;
  • Hadley v Baxendale (1854) 9 Exch 341 ;
  • Daniels v Walker [2000] 1 WLR 1382;
  • Bramhill v Edwards [2004] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 653;
  • Yeoman Credit Ltd v Odgers [1962] 1 WLR 215;
  • Brown v Sheen and Richmond Car Sales Ltd [1950] 1 All ER 1102;
  • Jackson v Chrysler Acceptances [1978] RTR 474;
  • Thompson (W.L.) Ltd v Robinson (Gunmakers) Ltd [1955] 1 Ch 177;
  • Yeoman Credit Co v Apps [1962] QB 508;
  • Charter v Sullivan [1957] 2 QB 117;
  • Shearson Lehman Hutton Inc v Maclaine Watson & Co Ltd;
  • Lazenby Garages Ltd v Wright [1976] 1 WLR 459;
  • Yeoman Credit Ltd v Waragowski [1961] 1 WLR 1124;
  • Overstone v Shipway [1962] 1 WLR 117;
  • Farley v Skinner [2001] UKHL 49 [2002] AC 732;
  • Ruxley Electronics and Construction Ltd v Forsyth [1996] AC 344;
  • Bernstein v Pamson Motors (Golders Green) Ltd [1987] 2 All ER 220;
  • Hobbs v London and South Western Railway Co 1875 LR 10 QB 111;
  • Andrews v Hopkinson [1957] 1 QB 229;
  • Alexander v Rolls Royce Motor Cars Ltd [1996] RTR 95;
  • Lagden v O’Connor [2003] UKHL 64 [2004] 1 AC 1067;
  • Giles v Thompson [1994] 1 AC 142.

This podcast examines the various rules relating to the liability and quantum for the payment of damages arising from breach of contract for the sale, supply or hire of motor vehicles.

Podcast Added: 10/02/2009

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