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Worker loses "survivor's guilt" depression claim

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    Hunter v British Coal and Cementation Mining Company [1998] 2 All ER 97 CA (0 other reports)

In Hunter v British Coal and Cementation Mining Company , the Court of Appeal dismisses a claim by a worker who suffered depression following the death of a colleague in an accident which he believed he had caused.

John Hunter was employed by Cementation as the driver of a Free Steered Vehicle (FSV) working at British Coal's North Selby coalmine in North Yorkshire.