Benefit scheme applicant must prove cause of stress
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Chief Adjudication Officer v Faulds  2 All ER 961 HL (0 other reports)
In Chief Adjudication Officer v Faulds, the House of Lords rules that an industrial injuries benefit claimant suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder arising from stressful employment must prove exactly what caused his injury.
Former fire officer Faulds suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), arising from years of attending serious incidents, including fires, aircraft crashes and road traffic accidents.