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Fear is the key to display screen disorders

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    Amosu and others vs the Financial Times [1998] HC (0 other reports)

With cases of work-related upper-limb disorder continuing to reach the courts, it is worth reviewing one of the most high-profile cases to come to trial over recent years. The High Court judgment of July 1998 in Amosu and others v The Financial Times 31.7.98, 96/NJ/2116 recalls the days when there was great and heated debate over the term "RSI" and whether any such condition existed. And at a time when the great debate is about work-related stress, we are reminded that "transient aches and pains, whether that state of affairs results from the degree of physical effort expended or from sub-optimal working conditions, is again not to have suffered a personal injury. To be anxious and feel the stress of responsibility of the work is not of the quality of a personal injury".