Articles matching "damages"
Last week the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Edwards on behalf of the Estate of Watkins v Hugh James Ford Simey ( HJFS) . The question before the court was whether the value of the lost chance in…Read more
The new 13th edition of the Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases was published last month.Read more
The recent judgment in Totham v Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (2015) covers a range of issues involved in the quantification of damages following a brain injury sustained at birth. Dan…Read more
Philip D’Netto reviews Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust (2014) which looks set to reopen the debate about how to quantify the defendant’s liability when a claimant has a…Read more
Over the past few months, the Court of Session has issued two significant judgements after considering the appropriate level of damages to be awarded to various family members following the death of a…Read more
At the end of July, the decision was issued in the case of Stuart and others v Reid and the National Insurance and Guarantee Corporation Limited, in which awards were made to three grandchildren…Read more