In Corr (administratix of the estate of Thomas Corr (deceased)) v IBC Vehicles Ltd  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.
In Commission of the European Communities v United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Case C-127/05 ECJ, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has rejected a challenge to the use of the phrase 'so far as is reasonably practicable' in UK health and safety legislation.
This week's case of the week, provided by Matthew Arnold & Baldwin, covers employers' liability for accidents.
This week's case of the week, provided by Matthew Delaney of Matthew, Arnold & Baldwin, covers workplace stress.
This week's case of the week, provided by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain, covers employers' duty of care to employees.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to employers' liability for health and safety breaches.