Provisional damages: The right to return

Julian Matthews reviews a much underused solution to complex causation issues

Cases Referenced

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  • Butler v Ministry of Justice [2015] EWHC 3384 (QB)
  • Chewings v Williams & anor [2009] EWHC 2490 (QB)
  • Curi v Colina [1998] EWCA Civ 1326
  • DB v East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust [2019] Lawtel Document No AM0203528
  • Field v Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust [2009] LTLPI 2/6/2009
  • H v Thomson Holidays Ltd [2007] EWHC 850 (QB)
  • Henry-Frost v Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS Trust [2008] LTLPI 24/1/2008
  • Kotula v EDF Energy Networks plc & ors [2011] EWHC 1546 (QB)
  • LY v Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust [2018] Lawtel Document No AM0203367
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  • Wilson v Ministry of Defence [1991] 1 All ER 638
  • XX v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust [2017] EWHC 2318 (QB); [2018] EWCA Civ 2832
  • Yale-Helms v Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2015] Lawtel 10 November