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  1. The employer is not always liable: the Court of Appeal doubles down on the New South Wales Supreme Court finding regarding vicarious liability.

    17 April 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The New South Wales Court of Appeal has upheld the Supreme Court’s finding that an employer is not always vicariously liable for the actions of their employee, in circumstances where that employee is under the control of a third party. The...

  2. The Supreme Court of New South Wales discusses the essential elements necessary to discharge the duty of care owed by joint-occupiers to entrants of a building site

    23 May 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Supreme Court of New South Wales has found for a plaintiff, and his employer, against the joint occupiers of a building site for breach of their respective duties of care owed to the plaintiff, who fell into an uncovered and unmarked 4 metre deep...

  3. “For”, “as a result of”, and “arising out of”: Insurers and third party property damage

    24 May 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Supreme Court of New South Wales has considered whether an insured’s liability policy responds to a claim by a party for its liability to parties further up the contractual hierarchy. In Issue Whether an insuring clause responds to a claim by an...