Personal Injury: In the face of uncertainty – 3 Hare Court

Posted January 4th, 2024 in chambers articles, compensation, news, personal injuries by sally

‘In Mathieu v Hinds [2022] EWHC 924, [2022] All ER (D) 66 (Apr) the High Court (Hill J) considered the vexed question of the appropriate method of assessing future loss of earnings where the loss is subject to multiple uncertain contingencies. The case reflects a developing trend of moving away from broad-brush lump-sum ‘Blamire awards’ towards assessment on the more conventional multiplier/multiplicand approach (the multiplier approach).’

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3 Hare Court, 10th November 2023