HORTON v. LONDON GRAVING DOCK COMPANY, LTD.
 1 Lloyd's Rep. 389
HOUSE OF LORDS.
Before Lord Porter, Lord Normand, Lord Oaksey, Lord MacDermott and Lord Reid.
Negligence-Dangerous premises-Invitee -Duty of occupier-Personal injuries sustained by plaintiff welder while working in fish house of trawler which was being repaired in wet dock-Plaintiff's employers under sub-contract with defendant ship-repairers - Defendants in occupation of ship but not occupiers of dock-Fall from staging erected by defendants - Common law claim brought by plaintiff - Cause of fall - Dangerous nature of staging-Alleged duty upon occupier to give warning of unusual danger-Meaning of "unusual danger"-Evidence that plaintiff had worked on staging for some weeks before accident, and that he had complained of the danger to defendants' charge-hand - Volenti non fit injuria.