Evening Gazette, 'Canvey: Gary's Pyrrhic victory' (27/2/01)
False imprisonment damages claim The claimant was awarded damages of £26,000, which was less than defendant's £30,000 offer.
...The result meant that Mr Justice Gray ordered him to pay the legal costs of the trial.
Mr Huzzey commented: "That's the risk one takes with a jury trial. But at the end of the day £26,000 is the largest award ever for a case of this nature." ...