Longden v British Coal Corporation [1998] IRLR 29 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Damages: Effect of incapacity pension on damages for pension loss

    15 June 1998

    In Longden v British Coal Corporation, the House of Lords holds that incapacity pension payments made to an employee under a contributory occupational pension scheme prior to normal retiring age do not have to be set off against personal injury damages in respect of future loss of a retirement pension that the employee would otherwise have received.