Material Contribution: Holmes v Poeton

Posted: 08/12/2023

An important decision, Holmes v Poeton, was handed down on 22nd November 2023, in which the Court of Appeal explained and developed the law of causation in tort cases, with particular reference to the difficult concept of ‘material contribution’. Howard Palmer KC and Andrew Bershadski guide you through the law as it now stands, and look forward to its possible effects in cases from the fields of personal injury, clinical negligence and even property damage.


Howard Palmer KC

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