Hatton v Sutherland 
In conjoined appeals for the finding of a claim of workplace stress against employers, the following requirements were established for a claim to succeed:
- The mental injury must be a result of something beyond the usual stresses and strains of the job; an employer may assume an employer can cope with their job
- An employer must have known of the circumstances initiating the claim
- The claim must be reasonably foreseeable
- The claim must be due to a breach of an employer’s duty
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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