Long Awaited, Landmark Judgment – Swift v Carpenter

Published: 09/10/2020 | News

The Court of Appeal have today ruled in Swift v Carpenter. Their decision changes the law for people requiring special accommodation following an injury. After nearly 50 years of uncertain damages in cases of this nature, Claimants will now receive fair and reasonable compensation to purchase special accommodation.

Darryl Allen QC and Richard Whitehall (Deans Court Chambers), instructed by Simpson Millar, represented the Personal Injuries Bar Association, the only permitted intervener in the appeal. 

To read the full judgment, please click here.