The grass is always greener on the other side12 October 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
In June 2011, Mrs Holland tripped and fell whilst crossing the road at an intersection in Rosebery NSW. As a result, she injured her left elbow and back. She sought damages from the City of Botany Bay Council claiming it was negligent in failing to...
Our “Rebel” tells no lies10 October 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Rebel Wilson needs no introduction. After the launch of the monster hit Pitch Perfect 2, Woman’s Day and other Bauer Media publications published articles alleging that Rebel was a serial liar about her age and background and that she was lying to..
Case Collective | 5 October 20175 October 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Courts of Appeal have been busy in September’s Case Collective. In Woolworths Ltd v McQuillan, the NSW Court of Appeal examined the adequacy of a supermarket’s system of cleaning and made some interesting observations about which party was...
Mine operator successfully relies on contractual indemnity4 October 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Whether the contractual arrangements between the defendants resulted in a transfer of liability from one defendant to another. In Issue Whether plaintiff caused or contributed to his own injuries Whether the excavator operator was employed by the mine...
Full Court reverses finding of negligence against a farmer and fencing contractor due to lack of evidence3 October 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
MAIB fails in recovery action against property owner and fencing contractor. In Issue Whether the appellants breached their duty of care The standard of care required of each appellant The Background In June 2008, a gudgeon pin detached from a gate post..
Football Club, League and Council all liable for severe knee injury to junior AFL player3 October 2017 | Insurance & Health Law
Unsuccessful appeal by Football Club, League and local Council against finding of liability in negligence for failing to mark AFL boundary line an adequate distance from boundary fence. In Issue Whether leave to appeal ought to be granted on the basis...