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Robinson v St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council




LTL 25/7/2002; [2002] EWCA Civ 1099; [2002] ELR 681; [2003] PIQR P9; [2002] 99(39) LSG 39 2002-07-25

A claim for damages in respect of alleged emotional and psychological damage resulting from failure by appropriate teaching to ameliorate the congenital condition of dyslexia was held to be statute barred. Negligence misdiagnosis of dyslexia could amount to a personal injury for the purposes of the Limitation Act 1980.