Demmler, Samantha v Transport Accident Commission [2018] VSCA 284

ACCIDENT COMPENSATION
Judgment type: 
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Beach, Kaye JJA and Macaulay AJA
Parties: 

Demmler, Samantha v Transport Accident Commission

Judgment Date: 
9 November 2018
Catchwords: 

ACCIDENT COMPENSATION - Appeal - Transport accident - Serious injury application - Injury to the spine - Consequences relating to pain and suffering and pecuniary disadvantage - Whether consequences serious - Consequences of injury to applicant at least very considerable - Primary judge erred in refusing application - Appeal allowed - Leave granted to applicant to commence common law proceeding - Transport Accident Act 1986, s 93.

Citation: 
[2018] VSCA 284