Law Reform (Personal Injuries) Act 1948

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The Law Reform (Personal Injuries) Act 1948 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was passed during the Labour government of Clement Attlee. It improved the legal position of employees suffering from work-related accidents.[1] In particular, it abolished the doctrine of common employment.[2]


  1. ^ Shifts in compensating work-related injuries and diseases by S. Klosse, T. Hartlief, and E. F. D. Engelhard
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