Alerter by Jack Castle – Tilting at Windfalls: Swift v Carpenter and Accommodation Capital Costs
Henderson Chambers alerter by Jack Castle
In a long-awaited judgment, the Court of Appeal in Swift v Carpenter  EWCA Civ 1295 has ruled on the quantum of the award for additional capital cost of new accommodation following an accident in an age of negative discount rate. How is it now calculated? When does the formula apply?