Robinson v Kilvert

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Robinson v Kilvert
Citation(s)(1889) LR 41 ChD 88


Robinson v Kilvert (1889) LR 41 ChD 88 is an English tort law case concerning nuisance. It deals with what is sometimes called the issue of a "sensitive claimant".

Facts[edit]

A landlord’s cellar maintained an 80 °F (27 °C) temperature for its business, and the heat affected a tenant's paper warehouse business on a floor above.

Judgment[edit]

The court held that the tenant had no remedy because the landlord was a reasonable user of his property.

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