- Can a defendant resile from a pre-action admission of liability? (Wood v Days Healthcare UK Ltd and others)
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- What was the background to the case?
- What issues arose for the court's consideration?
- What did the court decide, and why?
- To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area? Are there still any unresolved issues practitioners will need to watch out for?
- How does the decision fit in with other developments in this area of law?
- What are the implications for practitioners? What will they need to be mindful of when advising in this area?
Personal Injury analysis: If the amount of damages claimed for personal injury increases dramatically after proceedings are issued, can a defendant resile from a pre-action admission of liability? Shaun Ferris, of Crown Office Chambers, looks at the Court of Appeal’s approach in Wood v Days Health UK.
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