E. HOBBS (FARMS) LTD. v. THE BAXENDEN CHEMICAL CO. LTD. GERBER FOODS (HOLDINGS) LTD. AND OTHERS v. E. HOBBS (FARMS) LTD.
 1 Lloyd's Rep. 54
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
Before Sir Michael Ogden, Q.C. (Sitting as a Deputy Judge in the High Court)
Negligence - Duty of care - Manufacturers supplied Isofoam as insulation for farm buildings - Farm owner under impression Isofoam self-extinguishing - Fire started in barn and spread to other buildings - Whether risk that fire would get out of control foreseeable - Whether farm owner contributorily negligent - Whether manufacturers liable.