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  1. Court of Appeal confirms no action ought to have been be taken to address an uneven surface outside an aged care facility

    15 January 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    The NSW Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by the plaintiff from a judgment of the District Court, which held that an occupier’s reasonable response to a risk of tripping on an uneven surface at an aged care facility was to do nothing at all. In...

  2. Cleaner victorious despite missing the spill

    14 September 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    Despite concluding that a shopping centre cleaner had failed to identify a spill in a mall area, the NSW Court of Appeal overturned the trial judge’s finding that the cleaner had been negligent. In issue Did the cleaner commit an act of negligence...

  3. Considering reasonable precautions are “just the beginning” … Bunnings “beats it” on Appeal.

    9 August 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    The NSW Court of Appeal recently overturned the trial judge’s finding of liability against Bunnings for an alleged failure to warn a customer of the risk of tripping when entering the children’s play area within its Ashfield warehouse. In...