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Barber v Somerset County Council

[2004] UKHL 13

Case summary last updated at 19/01/2020 11:14 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Barber v Somerset County Council

P was a teacher with many roles in the school. He complained to the school of stress as did his doctor. School, D, did nothing and P suffered a nervous breakdown, depression etc. HL ruled that D had been negligent and hadn’t taken care of its employees given what they knew or ought to have known.

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