Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 194 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 1986 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Christopher Clarke J

Representation Giles Wingate-Saul QC (instructed by Chadwick Lawrence) for the claimant.
  Charles Feeny (instructed by Hempsons) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 14 November 2005

Catchwords

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. .

The Case

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.

Practice Areas

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