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APIL Guide to Accidents at Work 2nd ed

APIL Guide to Accidents at Work 2nd ed
Product ISBN: 9781846613227
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Accidents at work represent a major part of the claimant lawyer’s case load. According to the HSE there were over 148,000 reported accidents at work in 2010/11, of which over 26,000 were major injuries. The popular APIL Guide to Accidents at Work is designed specifically to meet the needs of claimant personal injury lawyers acting on behalf of workers who have suffered work-place injuries.

Written by specialist personal injury lawyers with extensive experience of employer’s liability cases, APIL Guide to Accidents at Work is a practical and authoritative text which sets out the law and practice required to conduct such claims effectively. It enables practitioners to make individual, principled assessments of employer’s liability cases by focusing on the main common law principles and key statutory provisions, together with procedural guidance and practical advice on running a case.

This new edition has been extensively revised and updated, and includes:

  • A new chapter on risk assessment
  • A new section containing draft model pleadings
  • All major case-law such as Robb v Salamis and Baker v Quantum

table of content

General Principles of Negligence
Vicarious Liability
Risk Assessment
Statutory Duty
Contributory Negligence
Accidents in the Workplace
Working at Height
Work Equipment
Work Equipment – Specific Areas
Manual Handling
Accidents on Construction
Practice and Procedure
Appendix (incorporating advice on dra