Ladislav Kunzo v Kepak Longford Unlimited Company [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IEHC 180
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Health and Safety, Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Discovery; Health & Safety at Work; Personal Injuries; Legal Privilege

The Plaintiff, Ladislav Kunzo was employed as a Boner in a meat packing facility run by the Defendant, Kepak Longford Unlimited Company.  On the morning of the 14th September 2016 while at work boning large pieces of meat, the Plaintiff felt a sudden onset of sever lower back pain which caused him to collapse and require assistance from colleagues. Following a visit to the Company doctor the Plaintiff was given a pain-relieving injection and was unfit for work for a period of approximately 72 weeks.

He consulted with his Solicitor and an initial letter of claim was sent to his employer the Defendant on the 19th October 2016.  This was subsequently followed up by a personal injury

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This article is correct at 25/03/2021

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