Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 216 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 2091 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Simon J

Representation Colin McCaul (instructed by Immanuel & Co) for the claimant.
  Catherine Foster (instructed by Morgan Cole) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 16 October 2002

Catchwords

Damages and compensation - Personal injury - Assessment of damages - Back injury - Quantum.

The Case

Where the claimant suffered from long standing degenerative deterioration to the lumbar spine as a result of being required to carry out heavy manual lifting tasks as a consequence of a breach by the defendant NHS trust of its duty of care, she was awarded 40,000 by way of damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenity.

Practice Areas

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