Karabinis, Fotini and Bendrups, Dr Andrea; Mills, Dr Craig; Neill, Dr Diane; Downes-Brydon, Dr Jenny and Spotless Management Services P/L [2018] VSCA 124

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, ACCIDENT COMPENSATION
Judgment type: 
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Osborn JA, Santamaria JA, Beach JA
Parties: 

Karabinis, Fotini and Bendrups, Dr Andrea; Mills, Dr Craig; Neill, Dr Diane; Downes-Brydon, Dr Jenny and Spotless Management Services P/L

Judgment Date: 
16 May 2018
Catchwords: 

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - Appeal - Judicial review - Medical panels - Reasons - Adequacy of reasons - Whether reasons disclosed panel's path of reasoning - No error in judge's conclusion that reasons adequate.

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW - Appeal - Judicial review - Jurisdictional error - Whether medical panel erred in recording worker's history - Whether medical panel mistook worker's history - Judge's finding that not satisfied that panel made factual error - No error in judge's conclusion that jurisdictional error not made out.

ACCIDENT COMPENSATION - Appeal - Medical panel - Evidence - Medical panel's notes tendered to prove history given by worker to panel - Conflicting evidence from worker - Judge not accepting worker's evidence - No error in judge's conclusions - Appeal dismissed.

Citation: 
[2018] VSCA 124