Monmouthshire County Council v Smith: 1956

The court considered whether a police pension which became payable on early retirement through injury was deductible from damages awarded for the injury.
Held: Yes.

Lynskey J
[1956] 2 All ER 800, [1956] 1 WLR 1132
England and Wales
Cited by:
AffirmedMonmouthshire County Council v Smith CA 1957
Whether a pension is to be deducted from damages awarded for personal injury. . .
CitedParry v Cleaver CA 9-May-1967
The plaintiff policeman was hit by a car whilst he was on traffic duty. When he claimed damages in negligence the defendant sought to have deducted from his award an amount received by way of additional pension payments received which had been . .
CitedParry v Cleaver HL 5-Feb-1969
PI Damages not Reduced for Own Pension
The plaintiff policeman was disabled by the negligence of the defendant and received a disablement pension. Part had been contributed by himself and part by his employer.
Held: The plaintiff’s appeal succeeded. Damages for personal injury were . .

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Updated: 23 November 2021; Ref: scu.237513