Probate: A modern shipwreck

Who died first? Scott Taylor and Hayley Robinson discuss a case which explores the modern approach to an age-old problem ‘Judge Kramer raised that the facts surrounding the death are equivocal and the picture is incomplete even when considered in conjunction with the evidence of the pathologists.’ In the recent case of Scarle v Scarle …
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Cases Referenced

  • De GM&G 633 Wing v Angrave (1860) 8 HL Cas 183
  • Hickman v Peacey [1945] AC 304
  • Re Bate [1947] 2 All ER 418
  • Scarle v Scarle [2019] WTLR 1369
  • Underwood v Wing (1855) 4