Van der Sluice v Display Craft Pty Limited (Matter No. 253 of 2002)

The High Court of Australia rejected an application for special leave to appeal against a decision of the Supreme Court of NSW which limited employer responsibility for experienced workers who are injured as a result of failing to following simple systems of work.


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