In The Heron II
3 All E.R. 686 (House of Lords, 1967)
Facts: The plaintiff contracted with the defendant to
deliver sugar to
Issue: Shall the plaintiff receive the requested damages?
Rule: If the loss is foreseeable, then it may be compensated.
Analysis: Law lords gone wild! They argue about how serious the risk of loss must appear at the time of contract in order to be considered foreseeable.
Conclusion: The trial court’s judgment was affirmed.