Geoffrey Hancy - Barrister

Thomas Peacock v Abreu

[2013] WASCA 19

On appeal client was successful. At first instance client was not successful. Bed manufacturer client. Employer’s liability. Limitation period. Writ issued more than 3 years after cause of action accrued. Whether limitation period under Limitation Act 2005 (WA) applied or was excluded by Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 (WA). Claim held to be statute barred. Action dismissed

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