Damages

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  • Created by: Tom Ower
  • Created on: 20-05-13 17:42
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  • Damages
    • General
      • Covers all losses that are not capable of exact quantification.
      • Pecuniary
        • Loss of earnings = Multiplicand x Multiplier = Loss of annual earnings x number of working years left
          • Max. = 18 Years
        • Financial loss
      • Non-pecuniary damages
        • Pain and suffering
        • Loss of amenity e.g. West v Shephard 1964
        • Damages for the injury itself
    • Special
      • Losses up to date of trial
      • Exact amount can be claimed
      • Loss of earnings
      • Medical expenses e.g. Cunningham v Harrison 1973
      • Expenses to cover special facilities e.g. Povey v Rydal School 1970
    • Awarding damages
      • Lump sum
      • Structured Settlement
    • Mitigation of loss
      • C is required to take reasonable steps to reduce his/her own loss

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Josh Beckett


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