If you are injured at work due to your employer’s failure to keep you reasonably safe, you should seek legal advice straight away. A livery stables worker who did just that after she was injured by a spooked horse won more than £90,000 in damages.
Workplace social events are a time-honoured means of rewarding staff and boosting morale, but the presence of alcohol means that they are not without risk. The High Court’s ruling in the case of a woman who was seriously injured on the dancefloor showed, however, that
Employers are under a duty to keep their staff reasonably safe, but the law does not expect them to have perfect foresight of every eventuality. A judge made that point in dismissing a compensation claim by a former fireman who claimed that exposure to a