Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 329 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 3904 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

John Leighton Williams QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation David McClenaghan of Bolt Burden Kemp for the claimant.
  The defendant did not appear.
Judgment Dates: 31 October 2012

Catchwords

Damages - Personal injury - Amount of damages - Claimant bringing claim for damages for personal injury sustained as result of sexual abuse by defendant - Whether and to what extent damages should be awarded.

The Case

Damages Personal injury. The Queen's Bench Division awarded the claimant, aged in her late 20s at the time of the instant hearing, a total of 193,546 in respect of personal injury sustained as a result of sexual abuse by the defendant, her grandfather, between the ages of 10 and 16 years of age.

Practice Areas

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