Not Knowing The Amount Of Compensation Award (EXB (A Protected Party By His Mother And Litigation Friend) V FDZ And Others)

Personal Injury analysis: What happens when a claimant, and protected party, is best off not knowing the amount of their compensation award? Emily Formby, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, considers the case of EXB (a protected party by his mother and litigation friend) v FDZ and others concerning the overlap in jurisdiction between the civil courts and the Court of Protection (CoP). Despite the overlap being commonplace in daily practice, reported cases giving guidance on how to navigate issues thrown up by the different procedures are rarer than one might think...

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