Golden Eagle International Trading Pty Ltd v Zhang [2007] HCA 15

ON THIS DAY in 2007, the High Court of Australia delivered Golden Eagle International Trading Pty Ltd v Zhang [2007] HCA 15; (2007) 234 ALR 131; 81 ALJR 919 (19 April 2007).

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/HCA/2007/15.html

When assessing damages, life expectancy is to be calculated with reference to the ABS projected tables (as opposed to historical tables).

Statutory payments for treatment and rehabilitation expenses are to be deducted after making an apportionment for contributory negligence.

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