Hamed v Mills and another

Negligence – Apportionment of liability. The claimant was employed a young player for a well known football club when he suffered a cardiac arrest and sustained serious injuries. He brought a case against the club and the various medical professionals employed by the club who had been looking after him. Causation was admitted. The Queen's Bench Division held that on the facts, both defendants had been in breach of their respective duties to the claimant. The appropriate apportionment as between the defendants to be the first defendant cardiologist was 30%, and the club, 70%.

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