A former casino croupier Canberra won the case and received payment from the casino in the amount of 185,000 dollars
33 year old woman who worked in a casino dealer, filed on their heads to court for negligence. She accused her employer that he did not offer her the necessary conditions for work after she received the “production” injury.
In 2008, when she was working at the table for a game of Black Jack, a man burst into the casino, stole chips off the table in the amount of $ 1,000 and fled. Protection was not there, so he was not stopped. After this incident, a woman turned to doctors complaining of mental disorder. She complained of fear for his life, the sleepless nights, the constant anxiety attacks. She started having nightmares.
The attending physician woman stated she had bipolar mental disorder and advised to move to a quieter work. After a conversation with the employer, the woman was transferred to the post of inspector at the table for a game of poker. She repeatedly complained about the noise during the game leads her to a sense of panic, but the casino did not pay attention to it. During one of these episodes she had a fight with the dealer during the game. After a quarrel, she had to undergo treatment at a private clinic Calvary Hospital’s. The clinic is recognized that due to the resulting psychological trauma she suffered suicidal syndrome and partly to blame casino management, which did not provide adequate security for its employees.
After the investigation the Supreme Court has decided to pay financial compensation to former croupier.