Most personal injury claims for work-related upper limb disorders are heard in the County Courts and are not reported in the press, in Law Reports or on legal databases. This web site is confined to cases which have been decided on the basis of evidence heard in Court, which excludes out-of-Court settlements and Agreed Awards.
The information on each case has been verified, where possible, against a transcript of the Judgment and includes:
Where known, a reference to a source of further information is provided, however, the majority of these cases are unreported. View an example here. In some cases a more detailed summary is provided by agreement with Lawtel, the leading online legal information service.View an example here. Lawtel is a subscription-based service, so links to the full case report, and in some cases the full text of the Judgment, result in a requirement to register with Lawtel. You can subscribe to Lawtel or obtain a free trial at www.lawtel.com.
The full text of the Judgment in a case heard in the High Court or the Court of Appeal or in the Scottish Court of Session is usually available, free of charge, via the web site of the British and Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII).View an example