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Corr (administratix of the estate of Thomas Corr (deceased)) v IBC Vehicles Ltd

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accidents at work | suicide | employer's liability

In Corr (administratix of the estate of Thomas Corr (deceased)) v IBC Vehicles Ltd [2008] UKHL 13 HL, the House of Lords has held that an employer was liable for the subsequent suicide of an employee who had had a serious accident at work six years earlier that was the result of a breach of its duty of care.

Mr Corr had a serious accident at work.