Recent Cases

Toth v State of New South Wales [2023] NSWCA 206 (01 September 2023) (Meagher, Payne and White JJA)


APPEALS — competency of appeal — where claimed damages at first instance below statutory threshold — where appellant seeks to justify assessment of damages above threshold — whether further evidence sufficient to establish that amount in issue exceeds threshold — appeal dismissed as incompetent

APPEALS — application for leave to appeal — where applicant seeks damages for false imprisonments, battery, assault and malicious prosecution — where damages in issue do not exceed threshold — leave refused