|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 740|
|Court:||House of Lords|
Lord Browne-Wilkinson, Lord Lloyd of Berwick, Lord Hoffmann, Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Clyde
|Representation||Ronald J Walker QC and Anthony Coleman (instructed by Thompsons) for the plaintiffs.|
|Ian McLaren QC and Simon Beard (instructed by Dibb Lupton Alsop) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||16 December 1998|
Tort - Concurrent tortfeasors - Discharge - deceased before his death agreeing to accept sum in 'full and final settlement and satisfaction' of personal injury claim - Sum accepted less than full value of claim - Executors bringing dependency claim against concurrent tortfeasor under - Whether payment made in full satisfaction of claim - Whether action against concurrent tortfeasor barred.