District Court of NSW awards $207,164.84 for motor vehicle accident

The District Court of NSW has recently awarded $207,164.84 to Stephen Noel Ramsey, as a result of a motor vehicle accident in the decision of Ramsey v Denton [2020] NSWDC 426.

The motor vehicle accident occurred on 30 July 2014. Mr Ramsey was riding a motor cycle at about 5pm along Chittaway Road at Ourimbah on the Central Coast in New South Wales when he struck a motor vehicle driven by the defendant which turned across the path of his motor cycle. Mr Ramsey saw the motor vehicle turn in front of him and placed his motor cycle down which slid into the side of the car.

A deduction of 20% for contributory negligence was made.

The decision can be read at: https://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/decision/173c1b42b19c5dd410be468b

Bernard McAuley, Solicitor

McAuley Hawach Lawyers

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