Bunyan v Jordan; 1 Mar 1937

References: (1937) 57 CLR 1, [1937] HCA 5, [1937] ALR 204
Links: Austlii
Coram: Latham C.J., Rich, Dixon, Evatt and McTiernan JJ
Ratio:(High Court of Australia) The plaintiff sought damages having been put to severe fright by a short fired by her employer, the defendant.
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