Haigh v Royal Mail Steampacket Co Ltd: CA 1883

”personal injury’ is not ‘loss’ because a limb may be broken without being lost. The word ‘injury’ would certainly have been more apt, but the word ‘damage’ can certainly mean personal injury’.

Brett MR
[1883] 52 LJ QB 640
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedDunnachie v Kingston Upon Hull City Council; Williams v Southampton Institute; Dawson v Stonham Housing Association EAT 8-Apr-2003
EAT Unfair Dismissal – Compensation
In each case, The employee sought additional damages for non-economic loss after an unfair dismissal.
Held: The Act could be compared with the Discrimination Acts . .

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Damages, Personal Injury

Updated: 10 December 2021; Ref: scu.183846