Christopher Walker Wins Non-Freezing Cold Injury Case at Trial.

APIL PI Focus Case Notes: Raymond-Scott v UKRI 2023.

Christopher Walker successfully obtained Judgment for the claimant, following an eight day trial at which liability and quantum were contested.  The court found that, while working at the Halley Research Station in Antarctica, the claimant suffered a severe non-freezing cold Injury following negligent exposure to cold and wet conditions of approximately 12-14 hours’ duration. The judgment is notable both for its balancing of expert opinion and findings of fact in reaching a conclusion as to causation, and also in its analysis and rejection of the very many issues of credibility raised by the defendant.

The full article can be read here.

Christopher Walker was instructed by Jonathan Peacock of Augustines Injury Law.


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