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  1. Student awarded damages for psychological injury sustained as a result of alleged sexual assault

    25 August 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The ACT Supreme Court awarded damages of $420,000 against a residential college for psychological injury to a University student who alleged that she had been sexually assaulted by another student (off campus) while intoxicated. Barry.Nilsson acted for...

  2. Duty of care breached and the wrist is history

    10 March 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    An appeal in the ACT Supreme Court has found that injuries sustained by a plaintiff during an “aerial sling” exercise class were the result of negligence by employees of the defendant company, iSpin. In Issue Whether iSpin breached its duty of...

  3. Hands off the phone!

    11 September 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    A consideration of liability arising from a fall in a shopping centre car park after the plaintiff slipped whilst distracted by his phone. In Issue The provisions of Section 5B of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) (the CLA), in particular sub-section...