A child has no claim for damage to him arising from his birth. The plaintiff had been born with congenital rubella syndrome.
 QB 1166
England and Wales
- Cited – Hibbert 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 . .
 EWCA Civ 285, Times 14-May-08,  1 WLR 549, (2008) 102 BMLR 57,  PNLR 25
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Updated: 03 December 2020; Ref: scu.271032