In the event of an incident, the injured person — whether an employee or not, may make a claim for compensation. With conditional (no–win, no–fee) arrangements available, many prospective claimants perceive that there is nothing to lose by making a claim. The subsequent increase in claims has meant that the employer’s liability insurance premium has increased for many organisations.

This topic provides information to help managers and safety practitioners understand the legal principles behind personal injury claims and know how best to successfully defend these claims.

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