Acclaimed as one of the standard texts on damages since it was first published in 1956, this edition has not rested on its laurels. The book has been restructured and rewritten to ensure ease of use of busy practitioners. Munkman and Exall is the text that constantly reminds practitioners how they can use the basic elements of the law of damages to assist their clients bring, or defend, a personal injury claim. The first principles of damages are essential elements in even the most complex of claims. Recognised by practitioners for its clear and practical style, this best-selling title provides a complete statement of the principles of law on the assessment of damages together with illustrations of typical awards that can be used as general guides in comparable cases.