Court of Appeal

Walker v Symonds & Anor [2014] QCA 148 (13/12312) Holmes JA and Atkinson and Dalton JJ 20 June 2014

Full-text: QCA14-148.pdf

Catchwords

TORTS – NEGLIGENCE – LIABILITY OF DRIVERS OF VEHICLES – FAILURE TO LOOK OUT – PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS – where the appellant seeks leave to appeal a judgment dismissing her claim for personal injuries caused when she came into collision with a car – where the only witnesses, the appellant and the respondent, gave conflicting accounts of the collision – where the trial judge accepted the respondent’s version of events – whether the primary judge gave proper reasons supporting the findings of fact made – whether a new trial should be ordered