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A recent decision in the Queensland Court of Appeal highlights the importance of ensuring control measures are implemented to prevent bullying behaviour in the workplace.

A police officer sued the Police Commissioner and the New South Wales Government for vicarious liability, alleging negligence and breach of duty of care for failure of the Commissioner of Police to take reasonable precautions against the officer’s risk of suffering psychiatric injury.

The concept of “vicarious liability” has caused great difficulty in the law since it was first coined by Sir Frederick Pollock in 1877.

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