FZO v Adams and another

Damages – Personal injuries. The claimant would be awarded a total of £1,112,390.70 for complex post-traumatic stress disorder as a direct result of the abuse that he suffered at the hands of the first defendant, for which the second defendant local authority was vicariously liable. In particular, the Queen's Bench Division held that the appropriate amount for pain, suffering and loss of amenity, to include aggravated damages, would be in the sum of £85,000.

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