24 March 2021
Personal Injury Webinar 2021 | Employers' Liability for Work Related Stress in the COVID-19 Era
Presented by Jayne Adams QC and Tom Panton, this webinar covered employers’ liability for psychiatric injuries caused by work-related stress. It reviewed long-established principles in relation to foreseeability, duty of care, and breach of duty, analyse recent developments, and consider how the law in this complex and ever-changing area might cope with claims arising from the challenges of COVID19.
- The employer’s duty of care in relation to work-related stress
- Foreseeability of psychiatric injury
- Breach of duty – the Hatton criteria updated and revisited
- Psychiatric injury caused by stress at work – diagnosis, causation, multi-factorial causation, acceleration and apportionment
To view the recording of this webinar, please click here.