De Taranto v Cornelius

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
De Taranto v Cornelius
Issue: Whether the distribution of a medico-legal report commissioned for legal proceedings to the Claimant’s GP and a consultant psychiatrist, which contained defamatory and confidential material, gave rise to damages for defamation and/or breach of confidence.
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   A2/2000/2569
Neutral Citation:   [2001] EWCA Civ 1511
Judge(s): Simon Brown, Mantell and Latham LJJ
Date: 17 October 2001