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The question has to be considered from the point of view of a businessman’ (Pearson LJ in Darbishire v Warran [1963] 1 WLR 1067, pp 1075, 1076). If the plaintiff is not entitled to rebuild a much loved chattel at the full expense of the wrongdoer, is the plaintiff entitled to damages for mental distress instead? If the tort of conversion distinguishes between profit earning and non-profit earning chattels, why cannot other torts distinguish between economic and non-economic chattels? 3 Is Rougier J appealing to values, or is it a form of practical reasoning? 4 Is Ruxley Electronics v Forsyth (see p 301) a mitigation case?
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Barclays Bank plc v Fairclough Building Ltd [1995] QB 214 Court of Appeal

(See p 395.)