Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 62 (Dec)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Judge Seymour QC sitting as a judge of the High Court

Representation Alexander Antelme (instructed by Taylor Vinters, Cambridge) for the claimant.
  William Featherby (instructed by Cogent, Leeds) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 29 November 2005

Catchwords

Damages - Personal injury - Pain, suffering and loss of amenities - Whiplash injury - Road traffic accident - Whether accident causing cervical myelopathy - Quantum.

The Case

On the evidence, a road traffic accident for which the defendant was at fault had not caused the claimant to develop cervical myelopathy. The extent of the claimant's injuries caused by the accident was a few days aching, for which the appropriate sum for pain, suffering and loss of amenity was 500.

Practice Areas

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