Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 175 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Mantell and Rix LJJ

Representation Anthony Bate (instructed by Lawrence Wood, Norwich) for the claimant.
  Charles Cory-Wright and Taner Dedezade (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 14 October 2002

Catchwords

Limitation of actions - Limitation period - Time from which period runs - Concealment of facts - Defendant concealing information relating to claimant's medical diagnosis - Judge holding claimant having sufficient information to bring proceedings at particular date out of limitation period - Correctness of judge's decision.

The Case

On the facts of the instant case, a judge had been entitled to conclude that a claimant had had sufficient information to support the bringing of proceedings at a date which, by the time the claim was brought, meant that the proceedings would be time-barred under s2 of the .

Practice Areas

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