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  1. The David v Goliath Battle for a Good Night's Sleep

    11 April 2022 | Insurance & Health Law

    Balls Hills Wind Farm Pty Ltd, which operated turbines at night, failed to take steps to mitigate the production of noise, and lost a David v Goliath battle costing hundreds of thousands of dollars and resulting in injunctions being enforced against them to restrict the production of noise.

  2. Plaintiff’s grape expectations go unfulfilled

    7 April 2022 | Insurance & Health Law

    A major supermarket operator has successfully defended a negligence claim from a plaintiff who slipped on a grape.

  3. Disembark this way – Court of Appeal rules on airport trip case

    21 July 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The WA Court of Appeal considers the liability and contractual issues arising between an airline carrier, the owner/occupier of the airport and the entity providing ground handling services in circumstances where an injured person tripped and fell on a raised concrete plinth whilst crossing the...

  4. Occupier held liable for security guard’s fall

    9 February 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The NSW Supreme Court provides guidance on the doctrine of foreseeability and preventability in a case involving a workplace injury where the plaintiff was a security guard who was required to patrol premises occupied by the defendant and in doing so, fell in a ditch and injured his knee and back.

  5. No Negligence? No Liability!

    28 January 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    The New South Wales Court of Appeal has confirmed a commercial occupier is not liable for injuries suffered by a patron who slips and falls over a water spillage if a sufficient cleaning system is implemented. In Issue Whether an occupier of a shopping...

  6. Full Court held all “strands in a cable” to be considered when assessing circumstantial evidence

    22 July 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Full Court found an electricity supplier negligent based on multiple breaches of duties of care without establishing a particular breach of its duty of care had caused the damage. In Issue: Where there are multiple breaches of duty and damage results...

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