Depression

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  • Depressed and victimised policeman wins pension

    Date:
    1 October 1999
    Type:
    Law reports

    In R v Dr Kellam, ex parte South Wales Police Authority and Milton, the High Court says a former police inspector is entitled to an ill-health pension for depression caused partly by victimisation at work.

  • Worker loses "survivor's guilt" depression claim

    Date:
    1 June 1998
    Type:
    Law 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.

  • Employer justified in rejecting applicant with depression

    Date:
    1 June 1998
    Type:
    Law reports

    In Toffel v London Underground Ltd a London North industrial tribunal (Chair: J E Goodman) held that the employer could justify its decision to discriminate against an applicant for for the post of train guard on the London Underground on the grounds that he suffers from depression for which he is prescribed "Prozac".

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HR and legal information and guidance relating to employee health (depression).