Siddell and Siddell v Smith Cooper and Partners (a Firm) (Lead Action) Follows and Follows v Smith Cooper and Partners (a Firm): CA 18 Dec 1998

Courts are reluctant to strike out a claim at an early stage in a developing area of law if when all the facts are know the claim might succeed.


[1998] EWCA Civ 1959, [1999] PNLR 511


England and Wales

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CitedBinod Sutradhar v Natural Environment Research Council CA 20-Feb-2004
The defendant council had carried out research into a water supply in India in the 1980s. The claimant drank the water, and claimed damages for having consumed arsenic in it.
Held: There is a close link between the tests in law for proximity . .
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Professional Negligence

Updated: 30 November 2022; Ref: scu.145438