Essa v Laing Ltd  IRLR 313 CA
Reports relating to this case:
- 1 April 2004
In Essa v Laing Ltd (21 January 2004) the Court of Appeal holds, in a case involving racial abuse, that an applicant need establish only a causal link between the discriminatory act and the injury suffered, with no need to show that the injury was reasonably foreseeable.
- 19 March 2004
In Laing Ltd v Essa, the Court of Appeal holds that an employee who suffered unlawful race discrimination which caused him psychiatric injury was entitled to recover compensation for that injury provided he could establish that the discrimination caused the damage.
- 5 March 2004
The Court of Appeal has overturned an employment tribunal decision that equal opportunities bodies claimed would have severely restricted the ability of people who had faced workplace discrimination to claim compensation.