District Court

Whitley v Aldi Stores [2017] QDC 050 (15/1531) Koppenol DCJ 14 March 2017

Full-text: QDC17-050.pdf

Catchwords

TORTS – THE LAW OF TORTS GENERALLY – GENERAL PRINICIPLES – LIABILITY GENERALLY AND DAMNUM SINE INJURIA – whether the plaintiff’s case on liability was made out on the balance of probabilities

WORKERS COMPENSATION – ENTITLEMENT TO COMPENSATION – PARTICULAR INJURIES, DISEASES AND DISABILITES – FINGER AND HAND INJURIES – whether claimed injuries caused by workplace incident, natural occurrence or pre-existing injury – whether the incident was found to have caused the injury

DAMAGES – MEASURE AND REMOTENESS OF DAMAGES IN ACTIONS FOR TORT – MEASURE OF DAMAGES – PERSONAL INJURIES – whether established