Supreme Court - Trial Division

Schneider v Smith & Anor [2016] QSC 047 (15/233) McMeekin J 11 March 2016

Full-text: QSC16-047.pdf


DAMAGES MEASURE AND REMOTENESS OF DAMAGES IN ACTIONS FOR TORT MEASURE OF DAMAGES PERSONAL INJURIES GENERAL PRINCIPLES where liability admitted where plaintiff was injured in a motorcycle accident where plaintiff suffered multiple injuries where plaintiff alleges ongoing pain due to his injuries where plaintiff alleges ongoing psychiatric condition where plaintiff admits consuming cannabis before and after accident whether the plaintiff is a witness of credit whether the accident caused the psychiatric condition whether the plaintiff resigned employment due to accident whether the plaintiff has suffered loss of earning capacity whether the plaintiff satisfies pre-conditions for award for provision of gratuitous care