constitute as immediate aftermath. ____________ failed/fulfilled this test as she was (neither/ or is) at the scene of accident or/nor in the vicinity of the accident. 6. Direct perception test or spatial test. The rule is that the plaintiff must learn of the accident with her own unaided senses. In Alcock v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire it was held that knowing the accident while watching live or recorded broadcast or radio is being inform of the accident by a third party. In that situation the plaintiff would not have learn of the accident with her own eyes and ears. ______ failed/ fulfilled this test as she knew of the accident with/without her own eyes and ears. Applying the Alcock _________ did not/ did learn of the accident with her own unaided senses. In conclusion, only________ has fulfilled all the elements relevant to him/her. Thus ____ can claim damages for ___ psychiatric illness. The defendant will not be liable for the psychiatric illness suffered by ______ as they not fulfil some of the elements of psychiatric illness.
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- Psychiatry, Victim, Donoghue v Stevenson