Stevens v Equity Syndicate Management Ltd

Road traffic – Accident. The claimant sought an assessment of damages in the sum of £5764.80. A recorder assessed his damages in the sum of £1436.78. The reduction being affected in respect of the daily rate of hire charges incurred by the claimant whilst his own vehicle was being repaired. The claimant appealed. The Queen's Bench Division, held that the rate of hire identified had been correct however the claimant was entitled to a further nine days' hire at the rate identified by the judge.

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