Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 258 (Oct)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Nigel Wilkinson QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation Brian Gallagher (instructed by Russell Jones Walker) for the claimant.
  David Melville QC (instructed by Taylor Wessing) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 18 October 2002

Catchwords

Damages - Personal injury - Assessment of damages - Ankle injury - Quantum.

The Case

Where the claimant had suffered a sprained ankle in a road traffic accident as a result of the defendant's negligence, but where he had failed to establish that he had suffered any more serious injury as he had alleged, he was awarded 4,000 general damages for pain, suffering and loss of amenity.

Practice Areas

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