|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 76 (Nov)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Smith and Wilson LJJ
|Representation||Paul Oakley (instructed by the Bar Pro Bono Unit) for the claimant.|
|David Platt (instructed by Halliwells, Manchester) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||4 November 2005|
Negligence - Personal injury - Damages - Claimant appealing against dismissal of action for want of proof - Whether judge should have drawn inference of negligence from circumstances - Whether claimant required to prove negligence on balance of probabilities - Correctness of trial judge's approach.