A Train and Sons Ltd v Fletcher: CA 24 Apr 2008

Appeal re award of interest on claim under Fatal Accidents Act.
Hooper LJ confessed: ‘I do not understand why chronological years are deducted from the multiplier’.
Sir Mark Potter P, Hooper, Moses LJJ
[2008] EWCA Civ 413, [2008] 4 All ER 699
Fatal Accidents Act 1976
England and Wales
CitedCookson v Knowles HL 24-May-1978
The House described the approach to the calculation of damages for a dependency under the Fatal Accidents Acts.
Held: The multipliers in Fatal Accidents Act cases should be calculated from the date of death.
Sections 3 and 4 mark a . .

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CitedKnauer v Ministry of Justice SC 24-Feb-2016
The court was asked: ‘whether the current approach to assessing the financial losses suffered by the dependant of a person who is wrongfully killed properly reflects the fundamental principle of full compensation, and if it does not whether we . .

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Updated: 07 February 2021; Ref: scu.267997