Personal injury & clinical negligence

Employer’s liability

Chambers has significant experience in Employer’s Liability claims for both Claimants and Defendants.

Claimant cases range across a broad range of scenarios and severity. These include seven figure brain and other injury claims arising from serious accidents through to lesser claims on the Fast Track. Members deal with all stages of claims from pre-issue advice and assistance through to trials. That experience is reflected by the fact that members of the PI team regularly lecture to Claimant firms of solicitors.

Likewise, the range of Defendant cases is broad. Members represent many well known employers as well as smaller firms through insurers. Cases range from serious head injuries and the like through to disease and stress claims (including claims in the High Court and to the Court of Appeal). As with Claimant cases advice and assistance is given at all stages of claims and members regularly lecture to Defendant firms.

Wider issues such as liability and indemnities between Defendants are regularly dealt with experience including Court of Appeal cases on such topics.