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Plitman v National Health Service Litigation Authority




LTL 10/11/98 1998-11-10

Anaesthetic accident resulting in permanent vegetative state - assessment of general damages - approach to assessment of dependency in high wealth cases - assessment of likely tax rates on US income commuted to Switzerland and UK - recoverability of loans from US employer - recoverability of nursing costs in Israel where higher than in UK - deduction for personal expenses saved during hospitalisation - approach to dependency on earnings where children were beneficiaries of family trusts - whether charitable donations excluded from dependency.