Australian Feminist Judgments Project
Tort law

Chester v Waverley Corporation [1939] HCA 25 (6 June 1939), High Court of Australia: Evatt J

Keywords: damages; psychiatric injury

Sharman v Evans [1977] HCA 8 (25 February 1977), High Court of Australia: Murphy J

Keywords: negligence; damages; loss of earning capacity; prospects of remarriage

Van Gervan v Fenton [1992] HCA 54 (28 October 1992), High Court of Australia: Gaudron J

Keywords: negligence; damages; personal injuries; gratuitous services provided to victim

Dahl v Purnell (1992) 15 Queensland Lawyer Reports 31, Queensland District Court: Pratt DCJ

Keywords:  medical negligence; wrongful conception; damages for upkeep of child

CES v Superclinics [1995] NSWSC 103 (27 October 1995), NSW Court of Appeal: Kirby P

Keywords: negligence; abortion; damages

Wynn v NSW Insurance Ministerial Corporation [1995] HCA 53 (21 December 1995), High Court of Australia: Dawson, Toohey, Gaudron and Gummow JJ

Keywords: personal injury; damages; future economic loss

Row v Willtrac Pty Ltd (Unreported, 6 December 1999), Queensland Supreme Court: Atkinson J

Keywords: negligence; wrongful death; damages; prospects of remarriage

Melchior v Cattanach [2001] QCA 246 (26 June 2001), Queensland Court of Appeal: McMurdo P and Davies JA

Keywords: medical negligence; wrongful conception; damages for upkeep of child

De Sales v Ingrilli [2002] HCA 52 (14 November 2002), High Court of Australia: Kirby J

Keywords: damages; wrongful death; prospects of remarriage

Waterways Authority v Fitzgibbon [2005] HCA 57 (5 October 2005), High Court of Australia: Kirby and Heydon JJ

Keywords: negligence; contributory negligence

Giller v Procopets [2008] VSCA 236 (10 December 2008), Victorian Court of Appeal: Neave JA

Keywords: breach of confidence; right to privacy; emotional distress; domestic violence; damages

Chester v Waverley Corporation [1939] HCA 25 (6 June 1939), High Court of Australia: Evatt J

Keywords: damages; psychiatric injury

Sharman v Evans [1977] HCA 8 (25 February 1977), High Court of Australia: Murphy J

Keywords: negligence; damages; loss of earning capacity; prospects of remarriage

Van Gervan v Fenton [1992] HCA 54 (28 October 1992), High Court of Australia: Gaudron J

Keywords: negligence; damages; personal injuries; gratuitous services provided to victim

Dahl v Purnell (1992) 15 Queensland Lawyer Reports 31, Queensland District Court: Pratt DCJ

Keywords:  medical negligence; wrongful conception; damages for upkeep of child

CES v Superclinics [1995] NSWSC 103 (27 October 1995), NSW Court of Appeal: Kirby P

Keywords: negligence; abortion; damages

Wynn v NSW Insurance Ministerial Corporation [1995] HCA 53 (21 December 1995), High Court of Australia: Dawson, Toohey, Gaudron and Gummow JJ

Keywords: personal injury; damages; future economic loss

Row v Willtrac Pty Ltd (Unreported, 6 December 1999), Queensland Supreme Court: Atkinson J

Keywords: negligence; wrongful death; damages; prospects of remarriage

Melchior v Cattanach [2001] QCA 246 (26 June 2001), Queensland Court of Appeal: McMurdo P and Davies JA

Keywords: medical negligence; wrongful conception; damages for upkeep of child

De Sales v Ingrilli [2002] HCA 52 (14 November 2002), High Court of Australia: Kirby J

Keywords: damages; wrongful death; prospects of remarriage

Waterways Authority v Fitzgibbon [2005] HCA 57 (5 October 2005), High Court of Australia: Kirby and Heydon JJ

Keywords: negligence; contributory negligence

Giller v Procopets [2008] VSCA 236 (10 December 2008), Victorian Court of Appeal: Neave JA

Keywords: breach of confidence; right to privacy; emotional distress; domestic violence; damages