Planes, trains, automobiles and the action per quod servitium amisit
Carver, Tracey L. (2014) Planes, trains, automobiles and the action per quod servitium amisit. Precedent, 120, pp. 46-49.
The action per quod servitium amisit compensates an employer for the loss of an employee’s services, where such loss is caused due to the commission of a tort by a third party which injures the employee. Although not commonly pleaded, such actions often arise when employees are harmed due to transportation accidents. For example, where allowed, physical injury caused by the negligent driving of automobiles, and the psychiatric injury suffered by an engine driver upon averting a collision with a motorcyclist crossing before an oncoming train...
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Per Quod Servitium Amisit, Loss of Employee's Services, Barclay v Penberthy, Baker v Bolton, Tort Law|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Tort Law (180126)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 Australian Lawyers Alliance|
|Copyright Statement:||This article first appeared in Precedent, the journal of the Australian Lawyers Alliance, issue 120, published in January/February 2014 (Sydney, Australia, ISSN 1449-7719), pp 46-49. It has been reproduced with the kind permission of the author and the ALA. For more information about the ALA, please go to: www.lawyersalliance.com.au.|
|Deposited On:||19 May 2014 02:34|
|Last Modified:||20 May 2014 12:20|
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