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Court of Appeal—satisfying consent orders effect on other tortfeasors (Vanden Recycling v Kras Recycling)

Court of Appeal—satisfying consent orders effect on other tortfeasors (Vanden Recycling v Kras Recycling)
Published on: 18 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court of Appeal—satisfying consent orders effect on other tortfeasors (Vanden Recycling v Kras Recycling)
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Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: The Court of Appeal has held that while satisfaction of a consent order can take effect in the same way as judgment satisfaction, so as to bar claims against other tortfeasors for the same damage; on the facts of the present case, the claims covered by the consent order did not extend to all the claims brought against the other tortfeasor who was not a party to the consent order and so those claims should be permitted to continue. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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