"death in the freezer"

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Direct Consequences 

Re Polemis
- Due to rough weather, there are leakage from the cargo. When the ship reached the part of gad vapours were discovered below the deck. An accident occurred that the ship was burnt down. D argued that it was too remote. However, the negligent is liable for all direct results of the act. 

Egg Shell Skull Rule
- ''the defendant must take his victim as he finds him."
Smith v Leech Brain 
- C's husband burn up his lip when molten splashed on his mouth during a mishop at work. The burn triggered cancer which leads to her husband's death. D argued that the death was not foreseeable. Following the Wagon Mound, the D had to take his victim as he found him. 

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