Rochelle Rong and Tom Panton consider the legal principles governing claims for workplace stress, revisiting the seminal case of Hatton v Sutherland from 2002 and discussing developments in the law since that time, and discuss the extent to which these cases overlap with claims in respect of workplace bullying and harassment.


  • Foreseeability of psychiatric injury in the age of the risk assessment
  • Breach of duty: the particular problem of disciplinary processes
  • Bullying and harassment claims: do they overlap with stress?
  • Medical causation: potential pitfalls

This webinar is part of our series Personal Injury Litigation Webinars 2023.