Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 496 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1620
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Waller and Laws LJJ

Representation Simon Livesay (instructed by the Bar Pro Bono Unit) for the claimant.
  Daniel Crowley (instructed by Beachcroft Wansbrough) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 30 October 2002

Catchwords

Damages and compensation - Personal injury - Assessment of damages - Loss of earnings - Claimant in receipt of income support - Claimant not disclosing income to Benefits Agency - Entitlement of claimant to damages for loss of earnings.

The Case

In the instant case, where a claimant had not disclosed earnings to the Benefits Agency whilst claiming income support, he was not entitled to damages for loss of earnings after an accident.

Practice Areas

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