Crimmins v Stevedoring Industry Finance Company [1999, Australia]
- A employee contracted asbestosis while working for the defendant and died
- Had the employer failed in their duty to keep the employee safe
- Yes, liability allowed
- An incremental approach should be used…Australian law
- The case confirmed that public law liability is based on private law principles
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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