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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.

Agenda

  • 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

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Jayne Adams QC

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Jayne Adams QC

Call: 1982   |   Silk: 2016

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