Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 112 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWHC 3205 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Judge Curran QC (sitting as a High Court Judge)

Representation Dr Simon Fox QC (instructed by Hudgell Solicitors) for B.
  Nicholas Peacock (instructed by Kennedys) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 18 December 2017


Damages - Personal injury - Amount of damages

The Case

Damages Personal injury. A further 1,9000,000 sought by way of interim payment, when added to a previously awarded 500,000, would be awarded to the claimant, B, in ongoing medical negligence proceedings against the defendant NHS Trust. Applying Eeles v Cobham Hire Services Ltd[2009] All ER (D) 144 (Mar), the Queen's Bench Division, held that the total interim payment of 2,400,000 would by no means exceed the amount which the court should consider making having regard to all relevant considerations.

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