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MoJ found liable in occupational stress claim (Marsh v Ministry of Justice)

Published on: 04 September 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Personal Injury analysis: In Marsh v Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) was found liable for prolonging a disciplinary investigation and accompanying suspension against the claimant prison officer. These failings were found to have caused the premature termination of the claimant’s career due to psychiatric injury, and he was awarded over £286,000. Andrew Roy and Vanessa Cashman, barristers at 12 King’s Bench Walk, were counsel for the claimant in what they describe as an unusual and hard-fought stress at work claim. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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