Helmot v Simon: tort in a nutshell from the Channel Islands – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted March 14th, 2012 in appeals, compensation, Guernsey, indexation, negligence, news, personal injuries by sally

“It’s always, and only, simple propositions that matter. But often, in the law, only big judges have the confidence to utter simple things. That was what happened in Helmot v Simon [2012] UKPC 5 (7 March 2012), an appeal to the Privy Council by an optimistic defendant who sought to overturn a decision of the Court of Appeal of Guernsey, (whose judgment had been delivered by a judge by the name of Sumption).”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 14th March 2012

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