Baker v Dalgleish Steam Shipping Co Ltd: 1922

The court considered the deduction of a pension from an award of damages: ‘The fact that the continuance of the pensions is in the discretion of the Minister does not, in my opinion, exclude them from consideration. The reasonable expectation of their continuance must, I think, be taken into account.’

Bankes LJ
[1922] 1 KB 361
Cited by:
CitedParry v Cleaver HL 5-Feb-1969
PI Damages not Reduced for Own Pension
The plaintiff policeman was disabled by the negligence of the defendant and received a disablement pension. Part had been contributed by himself and part by his employer.
Held: The plaintiff’s appeal succeeded. Damages for personal injury were . .

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Updated: 23 November 2021; Ref: scu.237522