“One small step…”24 June 2022 | Insurance & Health Law
Ms Narelle Pietrobelli was in attendance at the premises of Tiger Putt Putt (defendant) when she fell down a set of stairs, due to an overstep, suffering injury.
The David v Goliath Battle for a Good Night's Sleep11 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.
Plaintiff’s grape expectations go unfulfilled7 April 2022 | Insurance & Health Law
A major supermarket operator has successfully defended a negligence claim from a plaintiff who slipped on a grape.
Disembark this way – Court of Appeal rules on airport trip case21 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...
Occupier held liable for security guard’s fall9 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.
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...