Case M160/2016

Transport Accident Commission v. Katanas

Case No.


Case Information

Lower Court Judgment

17/06/2016 Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of Appeal) (Ashley, Osborn & Kaye JJA)

[2016] VSCA 140


Compensation – Transport accident – Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic) – Meaning of “serious injury” – Test for establishing whether an injury is a “serious injury” within the meaning of s 93 of the Transport Accident Act 1986 (Vic) – Application of Humphries v Poljak [1992] 2 VR 129 – Whether Court of Appeal applied correct test.

Short particulars


18/11/2016 Hearing (SLA, Melbourne)

01/12/2016 Notice of appeal

09/12/2016 Written submissions (Appellant)

09/12/2016 Chronology (Appellant)

27/01/2017 Written submissions (Respondent)

10/02/2017 Reply

11/05/2017 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

17/08/2017 Judgment (Judgment summary)