Employers' Liability

We advise multinational and UK-based companies, local authorities, insurers and self-insured bodies on a wide range of employers’ liability issues. Our expertise extends across a wide variety of sectors including construction, education, leisure, manufacturing, social care and waste management.

Resolving complex disputes

Our knowledgeable and experienced employers’ liability team advise on liabilities arising from negligence and breaches of statutory duty (taking into account the effect of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013). We are regularly instructed to advise in complex multi-defendant disputes involving issues of contribution and indemnity.

We can advise in all categories of employers’ liability claims from the low value, fast-track cases, to cases involving injuries of the utmost severity, in order to help you to resolve claims in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

Our experienced lawyers advise on:

  • Asbestos related claims

  • Asthma and respiratory problems

  • Bullying / abuse

  • Deafness and tinnitus

  • Excessive workloads / stress

  • Health and safety

  • HSE prosecutions

  • Human Rights Act claims

  • Injury

  • Inquests

  • Mesothelioma

  • Occupational cancer

  • Post-Traumatic stress disorders

  • Psychological claims

  • Repetitive strain injury

  • Vibration white finger / HAVS and carpal tunnel syndrome

Key Contact

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Partner

Peter has over 25 years of experience defending employers' liabilty claims

Articles

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants [2020] & Barclays Bank PLC v Various Claimants [2020]

DN v Dorset Council [2019]

TO v GS Yuasa Battery Manufacturing UK Limited [2019]

X v Cardiff Council [2017]

D v City and County of Swansea [2016]

Our popular bulletins and events will keep you abreast of the latest legal developments.

Dolmans has once again been recognised as a ‘Band 1’ firm for Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant (Wales) in the Chambers & Partners rankings for 2021.

Dolmans is once again recognised as a Tier 1 law firm in Wales in the category of Personal Injury: Defendant in the Legal 500 rankings for 2021.

This edition examines a case which illustrates the importance of the Claimant’s burden of proof, together with case-law updates relating to the adjournment of trials, Part 36 offers and vicarious liability.

Dolmans has once again been recognised as a ‘Band 1’ firm for Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant (Wales) in the Chambers & Partners rankings for 2021.

Dolmans is once again recognised as a Tier 1 law firm in Wales in the category of Personal Injury: Defendant in the Legal 500 rankings for 2021.

This edition examines a case which illustrates the importance of the Claimant’s burden of proof, together with case-law updates relating to the adjournment of trials, Part 36 offers and vicarious liability.

Enquiries

Head Office

Capital Tower

Greyfriars Road

Cardiff

CF10 3AG

Tel: 07747 444 812

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