Articles matching "employers' liability"
When work equipment appears to have failed and caused injury, claimants can be encouraged to litigate relying upon either the strict liability concept (before the ERRA came into force) or in general…Read more
As can be seen in our recent case of Johnson v Hartlepool Borough Council, the issue of risk assessment is only one component of establishing liability in an employers’ liability claim. Just days…Read more
Personal Injury analysis: The recent Supreme Court ruling in Zurich v IEG has been hailed as a victory for insurers. Derek Adamson, partner and national head of occupational health and casualty at DWF…Read more
Andrew Cousins reviews the latest in a recent line of decisions on stress at work. The Court of Appeal overturned an award made at first instance to the High Commissioner of Belize for psychiatric…Read more
The monthly Portal Company statistics released late on Friday afternoon should as usual be looked at in detail to identify the latest signs of trends affecting claims volumes that will be of interest…Read more
Liz Harrison looks at this recent employers’ liability decision in which the Court of Appeal considered the obligations on employers under Regulation 4, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and…Read more
The duty on an employer under regulation 12(3) of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, to keep floors free from obstruction relates to foreseeable hazards created by objects…Read more