The Serious Injury List hears and determines applications for permission to seek compensation following a workplace or car accident.
The Serious Injury List is established under Order 34A.04(1)(f) of the County Court Civil Procedure Rules 2018.
The List includes proceedings commenced under section 93 of the Transport Accident Act 1986, section 134AB or 135A of the Accident Compensation Act 1985, or section 335 of the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013.
Practice notes guide the operation and management of matters within the Common Law Division.
The Common Law Division practice note applies to the Serious Injury List.
See also the Directions group guidelines 2016 for Consent Orders and directions group guidelines and orders.
The Judge in charge of the Serious Injury List of the Common Law Division also manages all circuit proceedings for this list.
Any enquiries and feedback about the operation of the Serious Injury List should be directed to the judge’s associate in charge of the list by sending an email to the judge's chambers email address.