Hendy v Milton Keynes Health Authority: 1992

A potential plaintiff may have sufficient knowledge of the damage suffered to set the limitation period running, if she appreciates ‘in general terms’ that her problem was capable of being attributed to the operation, even where particular facts of what specifically went wrong or how or where precise error was made is not known to her.


Blofeld J


[1992] 3 Med LR 114


England and Wales

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CitedHaward and others v Fawcetts HL 1-Mar-2006
The claimant sought damages from his accountants, claiming negligence. The accountants pleaded limitation. They had advised him in connection with an investment in a company which investment went wrong.
Held: It was argued that the limitation . .
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Limitation, Negligence

Updated: 14 May 2022; Ref: scu.238775