Duty of care
A duty of care is when a person, company or organisation has a legal obligation to safeguard the well-being of others.
- an employer has a duty of care to their employees
- a doctor has a duty of care to his patients
Howard Willis, Personal injury solicitor
About the author
Howard qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and has specialised in personal injury for over 25 years. He is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and is a recognised Law Society Personal Injury Panel expert.