Recent Cases

Wright v State of New South Wales [2024] NSWCA 77 (11 April 2024) (Gleeson, Mitchelmore and Stern JJA)


Catchwords:


WORKERS COMPENSATION – Medical assessment – Degree of permanent impairment as a result of an injury – Where medical assessor assessed appellant as having whole person impairment of 19% – Where primary judge found medical assessor had exceeded his statutory jurisdiction having regard to an estoppel arising from the terms of a Certificate of Determination – Whether primary judge erred as to the proper construction of the Certificate of Determination