HJ (A Child proceeding by her Mother and Litigation Friend LJ) v Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Evidence – Expert evidence. In a trial of quantum, relating to a birth injury sustained by the claimant, the Recorder had been entitled to rely on the evidence of the claimant's occupational therapist, even on issues where it had been inconsistent with the evidence provided by the jointly instructed orthopaedic and hand surgeon. Accordingly, the Queen's Bench Division, dismissed the defendant NHS Trust's appeal against the Recorder's decision awarding the claimant £578,276.30.

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