Loss of chance and the evaluation of hypothetical's in contractual claims

Jill Poole

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Abstract

Analyses how to calculate damages for the loss of an opportunity by reason of a breach of contract, in the light of the House of Lords judgment in Gregg v Scott concerning clinical negligence. Discusses whether different principles apply to contract claims and torts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-82
Number of pages20
JournalLloyd’s Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly
Volume1
Issue numberFebruary
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2007

Keywords

  • loss of chance
  • hypothetical
  • contractual claims
  • breach of contract
  • measure of damages

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