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Sandra v Jones, Court of Appeal, 29 June 2000

7 August 2000
The issues

Disposal Hearing – Appropriate Level Of Judiciary

The decision

Unless there were compelling reasons to the contrary it was inappropriate for a District Judge to assess damages in a High Court personal injury action involving substantial claim for future loss of earnings disputed medical evidence. It was more appropriate for a case of such complexity to be heard by a Circuit Judge – even though both parties had consented to the District Judge hearing the matter.

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