Psychiatric injury : the new era

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Abstract

High Court decision in Tame v New South Wales; Annetts v Australian Stations Pty Ltd marks the beginning of a new era in the development of the law relating to psychiatric injury - High Court repudiated requirements of normal fortitude, direct perception and sudden shock and elevated the role of foreseeability - Report of the Commonwealth's Negligence Review Panel has recommended some new limitations which may inhibit the future development of the law.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-25
JournalThe tort Law Review
Volume11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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