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  1. Landlord escapes liability - District Court finds against managing agent for a tenant’s fall

    12 March 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The District Court of NSW recently found the owner and managing agent of residential premises were joint tortfeasors, liable for an injury occurring on the premises, and apportioned 100% of liability to the managing agent. In Issue Whether the property...

  2. High Court revokes grant of special leave in a decision concerning the scope of duty of a Statutory Authority in child abuse cases

    11 July 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    The High Court declined to consider the scope of the duty of care owed by a state government department when exercising power under child welfare legislation. In Issue The scope or extent of the common law duty owed in exercise of statutory or...

  3. S54 on the high seas

    10 November 2016 | Insurance & Health Law

    In Issue Whether s54 operated so as to remedy an omission on the part of the insured and, if so, whether a dual insurer was entitled to rely on that provision in seeking contribution. The Background Mr Phillips owned a pleasure craft yacht (vessel) which...