|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 678|
|Court:||House of Lords|
Lord Browne-Wilkinson, Lord Griffiths, Lord Goff of Chieveley, Lord Steyn and Lord Hoffmann
|Representation||Andrew Collender QC and Patrick Limb (instructed by Hammond Suddards, Leeds) for the chief constable.|
|Benet Hytner QC and Graham Platts (instructed by Russell Jones & Walker, Sheffield) for the plaintiffs.|
|Judgment Dates:||3 December 1998|
Negligence - Duty to take care - Nervous shock - Employer - Rescuer - Policemen suffering psychiatric injury in the course of rescue - Whether entitled to recover for psychiatric injury - Whether owed duty of care by employer as employees or rescuers.