Geoffrey Hancy - Barrister

Essaiyd v Saint

[2021] WADC 61

Worker injured hand on fishing vessel. Successfully recovered small amount of damages from skipper and substitute skipper. Claim against owner of vessel failed. Employer’s liability. Occupier’s liability. Statutory liability. Client was successful in that one claim failed and the modest damages awarded in the District Court were well below the limit of the jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court

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