Barnabas v Bersham Colliery Co: HL 9 Nov 1910

A workman suffered from a diseased condition of the arteries, and he died of an apoplectic seizure while engaged at work. There was no evidence to show that the apoplexy resulted from a strain or any other incident of labour.
Held that there was no evidence that the death had occurred from accident arising out of the employment


[1910] UKHL 727, 48 SLR 727




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