Woodman Matheson Company Ltd v Brennan

JurisdictionIreland
CourtHigh Court
Judgment Date01 Jan 1941
(H.C.),
Woodman Matheson & Co. Ltd
and
Brennan

Sum paid to plaintiffs by their insurers - Plea of diminution raised in defence - Application to strike out - Practice.

A sum paid by his insurers to a party injured through alleged negligence should not be considered in diminution of damages in an action against the negligent party. A plea relative to that circumstance may be struck out.

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