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  1. Shopping centre escapes liability for injury to shopper

    23 November 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Full Court affirms supermarket occupier delegated duty of care to contract cleaner and not liable for slip injuries. In Issue Whether Westfield properly delegated its duty of care. Whether Westfield was vicariously liable for the negligence of a contract.

  2. Supermarket not liable for customer’s slip on grape

    22 September 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Woolworths successfully appeals finding of liability for customer's slip on grape in supermarket. In Issue Whether the factual findings permitted a ruling of negligence Whether reasonable precautions were taken The Background On 25 November 2012, the.

  3. Hotel occupier should have warned entrant of the presence of a raised timber platform in the lobby

    19 June 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    The appellant hotel occupier was liable for failing to take reasonable precautions to prevent the respondent from tripping on a raised timber platform in the hotel's lobby. The risk of tripping on the platform was not obvious and the respondent should

  4. Westfield not liable to plaintiff for non-party independent cleaner’s negligence

    24 May 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Delegation of cleaning duties to independent cleaning contractor absolved occupier shopping centre from liability for serious injuries following slip and fall in common area. In Issue Whether delegation of cleaning duties to independent contractor...

  5. Court of Appeal confirms bank did not owe duty to protect customers from criminal acts of third parties

    27 February 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Unsuccessful appeal against the dismissal of a claim against the respondent bank for damages associated with a post traumatic stress disorder sustained during an armed robbery. In Issue Whether an occupier should be held liable for damages caused by the..

  6. Motel liable for failure to display signs prohibiting diving and indicating pool depth

    22 February 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Whether failure to display signs prohibiting diving or warning of the depth of a motel pool caused the catastrophic injuries of a child In Issue The content of the duty of care owed by an occupier to pool users Whether the plaintiff had contributed to her

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