Viasystems (Tyneside) Ltd v Thermal Transfer (Northern) Ltd and others [2005] IRLR 983 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Employer's liability: Dual vicarious liability possible

    Date:
    30 December 2005

    In Viasystems (Tyneside) Ltd v Thermal Transfer (Northern) Ltd and others, the Court of Appeal holds that more than one "employer" can be vicariously liable for the negligence of an employee, overturning a long-standing assumption that it is possible in law only for one employer to be so liable.

  • Double vicarious vision causes concern

    Date:
    22 November 2005

    Earlier this month, the Court of Appeal handed down a decision that significantly changes the landscape in employer negligence.