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Employer vicariously liable for assault by an employee on another

United Kingdom - March 18 2015 In Yeung Mei Hoi v Tam Cheuk Shing and Another [2015] HKCA 109, the Court of Appeal reversed the decision from the Court of First Instance and held…

Duncan A. W. Abate, Hong Tran

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination - What are the Potential Liabilities of Hong Kong Employers under the Employees' Compensation Ordinance and Common Law?

Hong Kong - May 18 2021 Following the Hong Kong government's implementation of a territory-wide free Covid-19 Vaccination Programme for all Hong Kong residents, some…

Angela S. Y. Yim

Higher multipliers for personal injury cases in Hong Kong?

Guernsey, Hong Kong - March 16 2012 The Privy Council handed down a landmark decision on the calculation of future losses on 7 March 2012.

Angela S. Y. Yim

Is a cover note a formal insurance policy?

Hong Kong - September 18 2013 The Court of Appeal in China Ping An Insurance (Hong Kong) Company Limited v. Tsang Fung Yin Josephine and Mohammad Taj (CACV 179/2012) found that…

Tow Lu Lim

Court of Appeal reaffirms meaning of ‘injury by accident’ under employees’ compensation ordinance

Hong Kong - September 9 2013 On 10 May 2013, the Court of Final Appeal handed down a ruling in Sit Wing Yi Sibly (acting for herself and on behalf of the other members of the…

Angela S. Y. Yim