Meus v Dunnes Stores [2014]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    IEHC 639
  • Decision Number
    IEHC639
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Sickness and Absence, Health and Safety
Issues covered: Workplace injury; Liability; Quantum

A shop worker is awarded €85,000 after hurting her back lifting boxes at work. The decision has useful deliberations on employers' liability under Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 1993, as well as explanation of the working out of quantum:
http://www.courts.ie/Judgments.nsf/09859e7a3f34669680256ef3004a27de/e6aa6fcddbae41f780257ddb005426c8?OpenDocument

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