Julian Matthews looks at the latest authorities concerning the discount rate ‘The computation of continuing losses in clinical negligence and personal injury claims is entirely dependent upon the assessment of the multiplier. Traditionally the multiplier was assessed by the courts on the basis of precedent.’ In early November 2010 the Lord Chancellor announced a review …
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- Cooke v United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 1370
- Corbett v South Yorkshire Strategic Health Authority  EWCA Civ 1797
- Helmot v Simon  UKPC 5
- Love v Dewsbury  EWHC 3452 QB
- Thompstone v Tameside & Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust  EWHC 2904 (QB);  EWCA Civ 5
- Wells v Wells  1 AC 345