Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence analysis: The recent decision of Hamilton v N G Bailey concerned the High Court’s approach to the assessment of general damages for pain and suffering in a low-disability asbestosis claim and provides useful analysis of the JC Guidelines for the Assessment of Damages (the JC Guidelines) valuation brackets for non-malignant asbestos disease claims. Written by Ivan Bowley, barrister at 12 KBW.
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