When asking whether a liability remained to support a claim, after a compromise, a relevant liability would include a future liability imposed by the court even if that had not yet been assessed.
 3 All ER 1032
England and Wales
Cited – Abbey National Bank plc v Matthews and Son (a Firm), David Gouldman and Co (a firm) ChD 21-Feb-2003
The claimant made claims against two defendants. It had compromised the claim against one defendant, taking an assignment of that party’s claim against the remaining defendant and continued against that second defendant.
Held: It could not be . .
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Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.180959