||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 194 (Nov)
|| EWHC 1986 (QB)
||Queen's Bench Division
Christopher Clarke J
||Giles Wingate-Saul QC (instructed by Chadwick Lawrence) for the claimant.
||Charles Feeny (instructed by Hempsons) for the authority.
||14 November 2005
Damages - Personal injury - Cost of past and future care - Claimant suffering disabilities from birth - Defendant admitting negligence - Future care requirements - Whether claimant's estimate of annual future care correct. .
On the facts, the claimant, who was disabled from birth due to the defendant's hospital's admitted negligence, was awarded, inter alia, 91,958.20 as an annual figure for future care costs, on the basis that the court preferred the claimant's expert witness as to future care requirements.
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