Published: 12/10/2020 | News

On 9 October 2020, the Court of Appeal 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 of Farrar’s Building and Richard Whitehall (Deans Court Chambers), instructed by Simpson Millar, represented the Personal Injuries Bar Association, the only permitted intervener in the appeal. 

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