Criminal Compensation Win

criminal-compensation.jpgThe union arranged for one of our urban drivers to seek criminal compensation, following a suicide in 2012, which resulted in the driver receiving a criminal damages payout.

This is a first in WA and it may set a precedence in dealing with claims of criminal damages resulting from persons attempting or committing suicide on the rail network.

While each case is unique and may not always lead to a successful damages claim, this case demonstrates the potential for drivers to receive criminal damages compensation.