Midco Holdings Ltd and Another v Piper: CA 6 Apr 2004

Where a defendant in a deceit claim, or in a negligence claim, contends that the claimant must give credit against its losses for financial benefits which are alleged to have resulted from the tort, the evidential burden rests on the defendant to show that the claimant has received the benefit.


Tuckey LJ


[2004] EWCA Civ 476




England and Wales

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CitedCheltenham Borough Council v Laird QBD 15-Jun-2009
The council sought damages saying that their former chief executive had not disclosed her history of depressive illness when applying for her job.
Held: The replies were not dishonest as the form could have been misconstrued. The claim failed. . .
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Torts – Other, Damages

Updated: 10 June 2022; Ref: scu.195903