November 26


Landmark Case: Hadley v. Baxendale | Podcast 005

4 Legal English Podcast | Episode 005

In this episode, we discuss the Landmark Case of Hadley v. Baxendale. This is a classic contract law case that is taught in law school. It concerns the calculation of damages, specifically remote damages.

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Hadley v. Baxendale

Listen to this episode discussing the calculation of damages, about a miller and a broken shaft.

How would remote damages work in your legal system? Would the miller be entitled to lost profits? Comment below.

Hadley v. Baxendale is one of the cases we use in our Elemental Legal English course. You can download a pdf of this case below, or follow one of the links to read the full case.

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What do you think? Was this the proper decision by the court? How should remote damages be considered?

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