Barclays' doctor assault victims denied compensation as court clarifies liability for 'independent contractor'

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In its judgment, the court overturned earlier rulings that the bank was vicariously liable for any assault proven to have been carried out by Dr Gordon Bates, who died in 2009 aged 83.

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