|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 696|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Butler-Sloss, Potter LJJ and Sir Patrick Russell
|Representation||Ian McLaren QC and Douglas Herbert (instructed by E Edwards Son & Noice, Ilford) for the defendant.|
|Elizabeth Gumbel (instructed by David Saunders, Ashford) for the plaintiff.|
|Judgment Dates:||8 December 1998|
Evidence - Conviction - Admission as evidence in civil proceedings - Plaintiff relying on defendant's conviction of driving without due care and attention as evidence of negligence - Defendant obtaining evidence that accident was not his responsibility - Whether defendant's attempt to prove conviction erroneous was an abuse of process - .