August 22, 2017 Cogent Lawyers

Our client was  sued for damage to a motor vehicle due to an accident he had whilst employed as a delivery driver we defended him and relied on the Employees Liability Act 1991.  this meant that if we established the accident occurred whilst he was performing his duties as an employee. the employer would be liable to indemnify the employee by paying the judgment sum. and the employer in not allowed to seek contribution from the employee for the liability paid.

We then forced the Plaintiff to join the employer to the proceedings and represented the client at the hearing.

Result: The court made an order that the employer is to indemnify the client for the Plaintiffs whole claim. accordingly judgment for the plaintiff to be paid by the employer.