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Skelton v Collins (1966) 115 CLR 94

This case considered the issue of damages awarded for negligence and the different classes of compensation that can be awarded.  It considered the classes of damage such as loss of amenity and loss of earning capacity and how compensation should be assessed for a person who is not conscious of their pain and suffering and secondly how to calculate their financial loss of earning capacity.

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Skelton v Collins (1966) 115 CLR 94
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