Breach of duty and causation:- where are we now?

Barrister: Christopher Sharp QC and Matthew White

Area of law: Personal Injury

Organiser: Spinal Injuries Conference organised by St John’s Chambers

Date: 9th October 2013

Overview: Everyone knows (or think that they know) that a claimant has to prove that a breach of duty caused injury/ loss. In a number of recent cases the court has inferred causation from mere proof of breach of duty. Why? This talk¬†explores the relevant authorities and gives guidance on how to use the courts’ emerging approach to causation.

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