Court awards record settlement for worker with RSIBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6924.293b (Published 29 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:293
- C Dyer
Union leaders are forecasting thousands of claims for compensation for repetitive strain injury from keyboard workers after last week's record £79 900 ($119 850) settlement for a typist who had worked for the Inland Revenue. The payment, to Kathleen Harris, aged 47, outstrips the previous record of £59 000 ($88 500) for a similar case.
The settlement comes three months after Judge John Prosser rejected a High Court claim by Rafiq Mughai, …