Kyle v P and J Stormonth Darling WS: 1992

Where a loss of opportunity which was the subject of a claim was part of the causal sequence which might or might not have led to the damnum or loss resulting from the injuria, the damnum lay not in the loss of opportunity but in the loss of the eye or the necrosis.


Lord Prosser


1992 SLT 264



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CitedGregg v Scott HL 27-Jan-2005
The patient saw his doctor and complained about a lump under his arm. The doctor failed to diagnose cancer. It was nine months before treatment was begun. The claimant sought damages for the reduction in his prospects of disease-free survival for . .
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Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.222508