McKay v Essex Area Health Authority: 1982

A child has no claim for damage to him arising from his birth. The plaintiff had been born with congenital rubella syndrome.


[1982] QB 1166


England and Wales

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CitedHibbert Pownall and Newton (A Firm) v Whitehead and Another CA 4-Apr-2008
The defendant solicitors had been engaged to pursue a claim for damages for injury arising on the birth of the claimant. They had been instructed by the mother, but she then died, and the claim was compromised. The solicitors now appealed against a . .
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Personal Injury

Updated: 07 May 2022; Ref: scu.271032