Fox v Wood [1981] HCA 41 | 7 August 1981

ON 7 AUGUST 1981, the High Court of Australia delivered Fox v Wood [1981] HCA 41; (1981) 148 CLR 438 (7 August 1981).

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/HCA/1981/41.html

A plaintiff who claims common law damages for personal injuries, including damages for net loss of earnings, is entitled to also claim the tax he or she has paid on any refundable workers compensation weekly payments (related to those injuries) received before recovering the damages.

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