Parallel Proceedings - Cunningham v Intel Ireland Limited

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 17 January 2014
Deirdre Crowley
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This article deals with the High Court decision of Cunningham v Intel Ireland Limited.

In a decision which has generated significant debate, Mr. Justice Hedigan said that “it is clear from her own pleadings and submissions in the two sets of proceedings that both her employment claim and her personal injury claim arise out of the same matters, ie alleged mistreatment in her working environment.”

Mr. Justice Hedigan found that the remedy being sought in the personal injuries action – namely compensation for the stress and the health problems arising therefrom - could also be awarded by the Labour Court. In so finding, his Honour Justice Hedigan found in favour of Intel and he dismissed the

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