Damages claims: The benevolence exception – where does the law stand?

Laura Swaine reviews whether payments made by third parties can be offset in fatal accident claims

Cases Referenced

  • Arnup v MW White Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 447
  • Bradburn v Great Western Railway Co (1874) LR 10 Ex 1
  • Hussain v New Taplow Paper Mills Ltd [1998] AC 514
  • Longden v British Coal Corporation [1997] UKHL 52
  • McCamley v Cammell Laird Shipbuilders Ltd [1990] 1 WLR 963
  • Parry v Cleaver [1969] UKHL 2
  • Pirelli General plc & ors v Gaca [2004] EWCA Civ 373
  • Redpath v Belfast and County Down Railway [1947] NI 167