Paul v Olgilvy: A Lost Opportunity for Lost Chance Recovery

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Abstract

This article examines the decision in Paul v Ogilvy, the first Scottish case to examine recent English decisions on lost chances, arguing that the Scottish court missed an opportunity to apply this line of cases. It also argues that the calculation of damages in Paul v Ogilvy was flawed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)86-92
JournalEdinburgh Law Review
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • Delict; quantification of damages; causation; loss of a chance

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