Zdenek Hrdlicka v Andrew Best Roof Limited

Posted in : Comyn Kelleher Tobin on Employment Law Precedents on 30 August 2016
The Employment Law Team at CKT
Comyn Kelleher Tobin

This article looks at Zdenek Hrdlicka v Andrew Best Roof Limited, a case in which an employee who was assaulted by a colleague issued negligence proceedings (not vicarious liability) against his employer.
Case Name and Reference: Zdenek Hrdlicka v Andrew Best Roof Limited [2016] IE HC 354
Court or Tribunal:  High Court
Jurisdiction/Subject Matter: Assault at work – employer negligence.
Date of Judgment: Cross J, 24th June 2016

Background

Mr Hrdlicka (“the Plaintiff”) is a carpenter from the Czech Republic who was employed with Andrew Best Roof Limited (“the Defendant”). The Plaintiff

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