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Court awards record settlement for worker with RSI

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 29 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:293
  1. 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, …

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