Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 417 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Kennedy and Jonathan Parker LJJ

Representation Paul Bleasdale QC (instructed by Rowley Ashworth, Birmingham) for the claimant.
  Darren Finlay (instructed by Ford & Warren, Leeds) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 28 November 2002


Damages and compensation - Assessment of damages - Personal injury - Calculation of award - Need for psychological expert report to show causation - Past and future loss

The Case

Where the medical experts, who were orthopaedic specialists, were both of the opinion that the pain suffered by the claimant, who had suffered a crush injury, was genuine and had a psychological overlay, there was no requirement for an adjournment for the purpose of adducing psychological evidence.

Practice Areas

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