Proving the Dream – Evidencing Claims for Future Loss of Earnings as a Professional Footballer

TVZ v Manchester City Football Club Ltd [2021] EWHC 1179 (QB) Swansea City AFC v Owen [2021] EWHC 1539 (QB) Introduction Two recent cases highlight contrasting approaches by claimants to proving the level of earnings they could have expected to receive as professional footballers, but a generous approach by the…

Contested Interim Payment Applications and Why to Avoid Them

Carl Duffy v Centraal Beheer Achmea [2020] EWHC 3341 Interim payment applications in clinical negligence and other personal injury cases are a prolific area of contested litigation. It is surprising how often an interim payment cannot be agreed. It is probably partly because applications need to be made urgently to…

PSLA in St Helena

Attorney General of St Helena v AB and others (St Helena) [2020] UKPC 1  This article originally appeared in Issue 5 (May 2020). This case arose out of two actions for damages for personal injury brought against a doctor employed on the island of St Helena (in the South Atlantic…

In Brief – May 2020

In each issue, we try and cover cases in brief which we were unable to cover in full. Below are the cases covered in brief in Issue 5, May 2020. M (Declaration of Death of Child) [2020] EWCA Civ 164 – Issue was whether the child, Midrar, was legally dead…

In Brief – March 2020

In each issue, we try and cover cases in brief which we were unable to cover in full. Below are the cases covered in brief in Issue 4, March 2020. Attorney General of St Helena v AB and others (St Helena) [2020] UKPC 1 – Privy Council decision considering whether…