Employee Injured While On Travel During Motel Sex, Sues Employer.

A WOMAN injured while having sex in a motel room paid for by her employer deserved the same treatment as someone who had slipped in the shower or been bashed, her lawyer has argued.

Barrister Leo Grey told the Federal Court this morning that his case involving s a public servant’s fight for compensation after being injured during a night of passion,  “wasn’t about sex.”

The federal government employee, who cannot be identified, was injured when a glass light fitting came away from the wall above the bed as she was having sex with a man on November 26, 2007.

The light struck her in the face, leaving her with injuries to her nose, mouth and a tooth, as well as “a consequent psychiatric injury”, described as an adjustment disorder.  Read more by Lisa Davies and Amy Dale here.


Posted on July 29, 2011, in Strange But True and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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