This Bloomsbury Professional book provides practitioners with an essential guide to handling the complex legal and practical issues arising from psychiatric injury. It deals with the development of law and practice over the last ten years, particularly in the area of stress at work and the growing role of rehabilitation. It provides a clear guide to the complexities of establishing liability, as well as practical assistance in running psychiatric claims. The book covers liability and compensation for psychiatric injury; primary and secondary victims of negligence in shock and non-shock cases; intentional acts; illness; capacity; compensation; and considers what practical steps can be taken.
January 2012 edition.
Litigating Psychiatric Injury Claims