Benson v Lee

JurisdictionVictoria
CourtSupreme Court
Judgment Date1972
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18 cases
  • Saffron Paul (a child, by her mother and litigation friend Balbir Kaur Paul) v The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 4 June 2020
    ...negligence that must be proved to have caused the ‘nervous shock’.” Lord Wilberforce approved the finding of liability in Benson v Lee [1972] VR 879 which he said was soundly based upon “direct perception of some of the events which go to make up the accident as an entire event, and this in......
  • McLoughlin v O'Brian
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 6 May 1982
    ...Marshall v. Lionel Enterprises [1972] 2 Ontario Reports 117, the wife came immediately upon the badly injured body of her husband. And in Benson v. Lee [1972] V.R. 789, a situation existed with some similarity to the present case. The mother was in her home one hundred yards away, and, on c......
  • Jaensch v Coffey
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Tame v New South Wales
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 5 September 2002
    ...per Deane J. 305 (1984) 155 CLR 549 at 607. 306 For example, Hambrook v Stokes Bros [1925] 1 KB 141 at 159 per Atkin LJ; Benson v Lee [1972] VR 879; Storm v Geeves [1965] Tas SR 252. 307 (1984) 155 CLR 549 at 608–609. 308 (1970) 125 CLR 383 at 405. 309 (2000) 205 CLR 254 at 289–290 [103]. ......
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