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International air travel and accidents - Qantas v Povey and The Warsaw Convention
Record ID:
23736
Format:
LIJ Article
Year:
2004
Author:
Field, Andrew ;
Source:
LIJ (2004) 78 No 6
Date_of_entry:
15/06/2004
Legislation:
Civil Aviation (Carrier's Liability) Act 1959 (Cth)
Notes:
This articles discusses issues surrounding the Victorian Court of Appeal case which confirms that under the Warsaw Convention passengers on international flights cannot claim against airlines for injuries to deep vein thrombosis
Section:
Feature
Cases:
Povey v Civil Aviation Authority & Others [2002] VSC 580 ; Deep Vein Thrombosis and Air Travel Litigation [2003] EWCA 1005 ; Qantas Ltd and British Airways Plc v Povey [2003] VSCA 227 ;
Month:
June


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