Green v Matheson

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtUnspecified Court (New Zealand)
Date1989
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11 cases
  • Ramanoop v Attorney General
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • Court of Appeal
    • 21 March 2003
    ...line with that in Canada ( Vorvis v. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia [1989] 1 S.C.R. 1085), New Zealand ( Green v. Matheson [1989] 3 N.Z.L.R. 564; Willis v. AG [1989] 3 N.Z.L.R. 574) and Australia ( Gray v. Motor Accident Commission (1998) 196 28 It is not necessary for the purpos......
  • "A" v Michael Bernard Bottrill
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 6 September 2002
    ...brought in any numbers the remedy of abolishing exemplary damages for certain classes of case lay in the hands of Parliament. In Green v Matheson [1989] 3 NZLR 564, 571, the plaintiff alleged she had been given medical treatment for purposes of research and experimentation without her conse......
  • McGougan v Depuy International Ltd
    • New Zealand
    • High Court
    • 20 October 2016
    ...2) 1973. 19 Donselaar v Donselaar [1982] 1 NZLR 97 (CA) . 20 Donselaar v Donselaar , above n 19, at 109. 21 At 116. 22 Green v Matheson [1989] 3 NZLR 564 (CA) 23 Queenstown Lakes District Council v Palmer , above n 9. 24 Couch v Attorney-General (No 2) (on appeal from Hobson v Attorney-Gene......
  • Pcw v The Attorney-General Hc Wn
    • New Zealand
    • High Court
    • 3 December 2010
    ...43 At 59. 44 At 59. 45 [1989] 1 NZLR 325. 46 At 329. 47 At 339. 48 At 329. 49 2.5.01 at 60. 50 [2003] 3 NZLR 787 at 792. 51 At 793. 52 [1989] 3 NZLR 564 at 53 At 571–572. 54 As per Robertson at [41] and [42] ; and Attorney-General v B [2002] NZAR 809 at 815. 55 The first judgment dealt with......
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  • High Court reaffirms New Zealand's stance on suing for personal injury
    • New Zealand
    • Mondaq New Zealand
    • 22 March 2017
    ...the plaintiff sought exemplary damages for physical injuries arising from an assault committed on him by his brother. Green v Matheson [1989] 3 NZLR 564 (CA): The Court held that s 27(1) of the Accident Compensation Act 1982 did not prevent a claim for exemplary damages arising from doctors......

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