Monthly Archives: March 2014

DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF FATAL ACCIDENT ACT DAMAGES WHEN LIFE EXPECTANCY IS REDUCED: HAXTON –v- PHILLIPS CONSIDERED

 HAXTON V PHILIPS ELECTRONICS UK LIMITED [2014] EWCA Civ 4 What can a claimant do if your claim under the Fatal Accidents Act is reduced because, as a result of the defendant’s negligence, their own life expectancy is lowered and the claim under the Fatal Accidents Act is therefore reduced?  The answer lies in Haxton […]