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LOSS OF EARNINGS IN THE CASE OF A CHILD INJURED AT BIRTH: AN EXAMPLE FROM THE HIGH COURT

It is always worthwhile looking at the way a trial judge has awarded damages for loss of earnings. This assists greatly in advising clients as to the likely approach at trial. In Robshaw -v- United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 923 (QB) Mr Justice Foskett awarded damages for loss of earnings to a 12 […]

LOSS OF EARNINGS IN A CASE WHERE THE CLAIMANT WAS A CHILD WHEN INJURED

A claim made for loss of earnings when the claimant is a child is always problematic.  There were several issues considered by Mr Justice Kenneth Parker  in Tate -v- Ryder Holdings [2014] EWHC 4256(QB). Here we look at how the court approached the claim for loss of earnings. THE CASE The claimant was seriously injured […]