|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 399|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Simon Brown, Ward and Robert Walker LJJ
|Representation||Charles Feeny (instructed by Hill Dickinson) for the plaintiff.|
|Richard Hone QC (instructed by Edward Abrams Doherty) for the defendant health authority.|
|Judgment Dates:||21 April 1999|
Limitation of action - Medical negligence - Plaintiff claiming damages against health authority for loss of baby - Plaintiff bringing action 20 years after event - Judge exercising discretion to disapply limitation period and refusing to strike out plaintiff's claim - Judgment subsequently given for plaintiff - Whether authority able to seek leave to appeal out of time against refusal to strike out - .