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Courts demonstrate a reluctance to extend the concept of vicarious liability in two important decisions in the High Court and Court of Appeal
Following on from the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this year in Mohamud v WM Morrison Supermarkets Plc (see DWF update) the High Court and the Court of Appeal have introduced some balance to the…Read more
Andrew Lothian and Caroline Coyle take a look at the Supreme Court decision of Kennedy (Appellant) v Cordia (Services) LLP (Respondent) (Scotland)  UKSC 6 and its implications for employers and…Read more
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