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Vicarious liability: a difficult day for defendants

United Kingdom - March 2 2016 Supreme Court finds Defendants vicariously liable in two separate claims, including a case involving an unprovoked and violent assault. The Supreme…

Vicarious liability: alleged assaults

United Kingdom - November 18 2015 The Claimant was, during the football seasons of 1986/7 and 1987/8, a youth trainee with the First Defendant. The Second Defendant was employed as…

Vicarious liability: Supreme Court to rule on intentional torts

United Kingdom - September 9 2015 Two recent cases have resulted in the Court of Appeal finding for the Defendant employer in claims involving intentional torts. The first of these…

Vicarious liability: connection with employment

United Kingdom - September 4 2013 Court of Appeal confirms Defendant not vicariously liable for acts of police officer; claim under European Convention on Human Rights also dismissed.

Victory in defending work place stress claim

United Kingdom - March 5 2012 On 24 February 2012 we were successful in defending a claim for work place stress in the High Court.