||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 87 (Oct)
|| UKPC 48
Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Steyn, Lord Hobhouse of Woodborough, Lord Millett and Lord Scott of Foscote
||7 October 2002
Damages - Mitigation of loss - Reasonable steps to mitigate damage - Personal injury - Plaintiff refusing to have back surgery - Whether plaintiff's decision unreasonable.
The Privy Council affirmed the decision of the Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal (St Lucia) reversing the trial judge's decision that the plaintiff acted unreasonably in refusing to have back surgery and therefore failed to mitigate her loss.
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