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  1. No Contributory Negligence Found for Worker’s Own Exposure to Risk

    20 August 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    An Employer, Principle Contractor and Supervisor were found to have breached their duty to a worker for failing to prevent a foreseeable and known hazard. No contributory negligence was found against the Worker for placing himself in harm’s w...

  2. Employer's Liability

    22 July 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    This case looks at the liability of a principal contractor, employer subcontractor and project manager/site supervisor for injuries caused by collapse of excavation trench onto foreman. In Issue Whether an employer, principal contractor, and project...

  3. Step by Step: ACT Court of Appeal offers "infinitesimally low" view on Coles' Standards of Care for employees

    16 August 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    On 29 June 2018 the ACTCA dismissed the appeal by Coles Supermarket Australia Pty Ltd against a decision holding it liable for damages for personal injury sustained by a former employee who fell to the ground when dismounting a “Safe-T-Step&a...