Statutory funding in Catastrophic Injury Cases: Who cares who pays – Byrom Street

Posted June 19th, 2012 in compensation, local government, news, personal injuries by sally

“At the heart of this seminar lies an issue that can be stated in relatively simple terms:
‘ … reconciling the principle that a tortfeasor must meet the claimant’s reasonable expenses in coping with the injury he has caused with the ever increasing legislative burden on local authorities to provide care for those who cannot care for themselves and the ability (or otherwise) of local authorities to recoup the costs of so doing.” (per Scott Baker L.J. in Sowden v. Lodge [2004] EWCA Civ 1370 [101])'”

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Byrom Street, 15th June 2012