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Mar 9, 2005 in Insurance

“Workers compensation – damages not manifestly excessive”: Franklins Limited -v- Burns [2005] NSWCA 54

Author: Kate BlueJudgement Date: 11th March, 2005Citation: Franklins Limited -v- BurnsJurisdiction: NSW Court of Appeal[1]In BriefThe Court of Appeal held that it will rarely intervene with a trial judge’s exercise of discretion in determining non-economic loss.BackgroundThe Plaintiff was employed as an aide controller/packer at the Defendant store in the Westfield Shopping Complex at Liverpool.  She fell off a ladder on which she was standing...

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