Simon Anderson secured damages of £159,000 on behalf a college lecturer who suffered a mixed anxiety and depressive disorder (ICD-10 F41.2) resulting from the negligence of her managers.
Is an employer vicariously liable for the errant conduct of an employee who attacks a customer? Yes, according to the Supreme Court in unanimously giving judgment for the appellant in the case of Mr A M Mohamud (in substitution for Mr A Mohamud (deceased) v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc  UKSC 11, handed down today.
Is a claimant whose case commences on the RTA or EL/PL portal, and who equals or beats her Part 36 offer at trial, entitled to indemnity costs? Yes, according to the unanimous judgment Court of Appeal in Broadhurst and Taylor -v- Tan and Smith  EWCA Civ 94.
Does a covert audio recording of a meeting between a party to litigation and the opposing party’s former employees attract litigation privilege when the dominant purpose of such was to gather evidence in support of the claim? Simon Anderson discusses a recent authority