Baker v Willoughby [1969]


  • The defendant ran over the claimant’s leg, causing permanent compensable injury
  • Before the trial, the claimant was shot in the same leg by a criminal which then required amputation


  • Was the defendant absolved from liability at the time of the shooting?


  • No


  • The driver continued to be liable as if the shooting had never occurred
RELATED CASE  Wilsher v Essex Area Health Authority [1988]

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