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Shearer, Gary Raymond v iSelect Services Pty Ltd [2021] VSCA 328

NEGLIGENCE
Victorian Court of Appeal
Judge(s): 
Beach, Kaye JJA and Forbes AJA
Parties: 

Shearer, Gary Raymond v iSelect Services Pty Ltd

Judgment Date: 
1 December 2021
Catchwords: 

NEGLIGENCE - Personal injury - Psychiatric harm - Workplace injury - Sales consultant - Reasonable foreseeability of risk of psychiatric harm - Content and scope of duty of care - Causation - Reasonable response by employer - Change in role accommodated by respondent - New role not further modified - Whether judge erred in finding that the response by the employer was reasonable - Whether undue weight was placed on the contractual right to impose targets - Whether judge erred in finding that other modifications would not have prevented further injury - Application for leave to appeal refused.

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