|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 215 (Mar)|
Lord Hope, Lady Hale, Lord Brown, Lord Clarke, Lord Dyson
|Representation||Alistair Schaff QC and Bernhard Doherty (instructed by Alan Taylor & Co) for the appellant.|
|James Dingemans QC and Gordon Dawes (instructed by Mourant Ozannes) for the respondent.|
|Judgment Dates:||7 March 2012|
Damages - Personal injury - Amount of Damages - Discount made for future pecuniary loss - Respondent sustaining very serious injuries in Guernsey following collision with car driven by appellant - Appellant admitting liability - Royal Court of Guernsey applying single discount rate in calculation of future loss - Respondent appealing on basis award ought to be calculated on basis of higher discount rate employing two multipliers - Court of Appeal of Guernsey allowing respondent's appeal - Appellant appealing to Privy Council - Correct approach to assessment of damages for future loss.