Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted February 28th, 2008 in industrial injuries, law reports, negligence, suicide by sally

Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd [2008] UKHL 13; WLR (D) 62

“Where the deceased’s suicide had been the direct result of a depressive illness from which he had been suffering, which had been the direct and foreseeable consequence of an accident for which his employer was liable, his widow was entitled to claim damages under s 1 of the Fatal Accidents Act 1976. No reduction should be made for contributory negligence.”

WLR Daily, 27th February 2008


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