Frost and others v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police and others [1997] IRLR 173 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Hillsborough police are entitled to compensation for stress disorders

    Date:
    1 March 1997

    In Frost and others v the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police and others, the Court of Appeal rules that four police officers on duty at the Hillsborough football stadium during the 1989 disaster were "primary" or "direct" victims, even though they were not based in the pens in which the fatalities occurred.