Company Vehicle Accident Case - Lejawa v Accommodation and Building Systems

Posted in : Supplementary Articles ROI on 27 March 2009
Anna Broderick
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A well drafted company vehicle policy can help to clarify the correct procedure for employees to follow in the case of accidents. It can also interact well with a company disciplinary procedure to ensure that fairness is upheld in disciplinary matters involving company vehicles writes Anna Broderick.

Lejawa v. Accommodation and Building Systems Limited (UD1122/2008)


In late September 2008 the claimant (the Employee) was involved in a road traffic accident involving a company van. The Employee had rear ended a car and a load that had not been secured on the roof of the van smashed the rear wind screen of the car. The Employee did not inform the respondent (the Employer) of the accident

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