||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 335 (Nov)
|| EWCA Civ 1743
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Brooke, Hale LJJ and David Steel J
||David Wilby QC (instructed by Jones Maidment Wilson) for the claimant.
||Christopher Gibson QC and Nicholas Brown (instructed by James Chapman & Co) for the defendants.
||22 November 2001
Negligence - Duty to take care - Foreseeable harm - Claimant suffering psychiatric illness - Whether claimant's illness reasonably foreseeable - Whether judge applying correct test.
In a claim for damages for personal injury, the judge applied the wrong test in deciding the preliminary issue whether the claimant's psychiatric illness was reasonably foreseeable.
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