Recent Cases

Ritson v State of New South Wales [2023] NSWCA 226 (27 September 2023) (Meagher JA at [1], Simpson AJA at [2], Griffiths AJA at [74])


Catchwords:


APPEALS – leave to appeal – Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) s 151A – whether payment made under a deed of settlement recovered in respect of an injury – whether payment inclusive of costs constituted “damages” under Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) s 149 – appeal filed as of right – amount in issue $825 – appeal incompetent – leave to appeal refused