Home > Publications > NSW Supreme Court confirms details of plaintiff’s need for hire vehicle are vital to the calculation of damages

NSW Supreme Court confirms details of plaintiff’s need for hire vehicle are vital to the calculation of damages

Seung Hyun Lee v Leisa Strelnicks [2019] NSWSC 526

Last week the NSW Supreme Court determined an appeal from the Local Court requiring judicial review of a Local Court Assessor’s ruling on a claim for loss of use of a motor vehicle. Justice Wilson upheld the ruling of the Assessor and in doing so confirmed that a plaintiff’s need for a replacement vehicle is relevant to the assessment of damages and that material evidence addressing the degree of such need must be adduced in discharge of the plaintiff’s evidentiary burden. 

Download PDF (154.12 KB)
Author |
Call.
02 8257 5768