Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 178 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWHC 840 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Dobbs J

Representation Stephen Cogley (instructed by Laytons) for the claimant.
  Jeremy Stuart-Smith QC and David Turner (instructed by LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 12 April 2006

Catchwords

Insurance - Accident insurance - Perils insured against - Footballer suffering injury during training - Claim that injury causing total disablement within meaning of policy - Claim resisted on basis footballer suffering from constitutional degenerative disc disease not covered by policy - Whether accidental bodily injury occasioning footballer to suffer permanent total disablement.

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