Baker v Quantum Clothing Group & ors CA  EWCA Civ 499 - Employers lose in the Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Deafness Litigation
an employer is held liable for the damage to an employee's hearing attributable to her unprotected exposure to noise.
Preliminary note. An appeal to the Supreme Court against the Court of Appeal's ruling in this case was lodged in June 2009. The case is set down for a 3 day hearing by the Supreme Court starting on 22nd November 2010.