Future Loss Accommodation Claims – The ‘Loss of the Use of Capital’ Problem

Many practitioners are familiar with the difficulties with the calculation of future loss for a claimant’s accommodation claim. Both the JR and more recently Swift judgments provided some guidance, but we are still left in a position in law, where the Roberts v Johnstone accommodation calculation still stands. This currently leaves claimants in the illogical […]

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Behind the times

Philip M D Grundy, Nick Martin, Edward J P Grundy and Matthew Smith explain why Roberts v Johnstone is no longer applicable ‘There is no doubt that several of the potential solutions identified provide both the tortfeasor and the claimant with a range of practical alternatives to the accommodation conundrum.’ At 38.204, McGregor on Damages […]

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Accommodation Claims

Philip Grundy Barrister St John’s Buildings “It is high time that the Roberts v Johnstone problem was tackled and a fair proper solution foundand adopted. The Law Commission looked into the matter some time ago but found it too difficult to formulate an acceptable solution and so recommended that the Roberts v Johnstone method be […]

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Brain and Spinal Newsletter – Mental Capacity

We are delighted to be included in the latest edition of Leigh Day’s Brain and Spinal Injury Newsletter. In this issue, they explore the different layers of being more informed about mental capacity, including the following articles: Anna Moore, Human Rights Solicitor, explores what mental capacity is and how it is assessed Ceilidh Robertson, Clinical Negligence […]

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