Philomena Hennessy v Ladbrooks Payments (Ireland) Limited and Ladbrooks (Ireland) [2022]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IEHC 60
  • Legal Body
    High Court of Ireland (IEHC)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment
Issues covered: Waiver Agreements

The High Court dismissed an interlocutory injunction application in circumstances where an employer sought to dismiss personal injury proceedings against them, highlighting the importance of encouraging employees to obtain legal advice when signing a waiver agreement.

What happened?

The plaintiff in the case had worked for the defendant from 1998 until 2015 when her employment ceased by reason of redundancy. When the plaintiff resigned, she signed a waiver agreement. Eight months after signing the waiver, the plaintiff made an application to PIAB which was followed by a personal injury summons in 2016. The plaintiff claimed that during the course of her employment she had sustained personal

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This article is correct at 16/02/2023

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