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Motor accident v. work injury damages October 6, 2017

Steven George Villanti v Coles Group Supply Chain Pty Limited; Steven George Villanti v All Staff Australia NSW Pty Ltd t/as Allstaff Australia [2017] NSWSC 1231
NEGLIGENCE – breach of duty – workplace accident – whether employer is vicariously liable for driver – contributory negligence of driver – whether motor vehicle owner is negligent under Civil Liability Act 2001 (NSW), ss 5, 5B, 5C and 5D – whether motor vehicle owner is liable as a statutory agent under s 112 of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW) – application of ss 3A and 3B of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW) – whether s 112 creates an exception to the general rule against dual vicarious liability – damages – Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 – whether first injury contributed to second injury

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