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Unhappy meal

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

The plaintiff was injured when he slipped and fell on stairs at a McDonalds restaurant. To access the counter at the restaurant, customers had to

Dancing on the ceiling

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 13 2012

Stonewall Hotel Pty Ltd leased three-storey premises which it ran as a restaurant and nightclub

Must means must

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 20 2012

In Victoria the Wrongs Act 1958 establishes the procedure for determining whether an injured claimant satisfies the ‘significant injury’ threshold for the recovery of non-economic loss damages (pain and suffering etc

Labour pains

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 20 2012

In late 2011, the first of five class actions arising from the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires settled

Nothing lost, plenty gained

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 20 2012

The plaintiff’s vehicle sustained damage totalling $29,091.67 as a result of the defendant’s negligent driving, and brought a proceeding in the Magistrates’ Court for that amount

Dangerous liaison

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 20 2012

The plaintiff suffered serious brain injury after a speed boat driven by her intoxicated partner at high speed collided with another boat

Woolworths isn't Safeway

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
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  • March 20 2012

Kathryn Strong lost a leg some years ago and, as a result, walked with crutches

Deceased estates & testamentary trusts: sro confirms duty exemption

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 30 2011

Earlier this month, the State Revenue Office (SRO) clarified its position regarding section 42(1)(a) of the Duties Act 2000 (the Act), confirming it will treat a transfer from the executor to the trustee of the testamentary trust as if it were a transfer to a beneficiary, provided the transfer is in conformity with the trusts contained in the will of the deceased, and is not for valuable consideration

Uneasy rider

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 25 2011

A cyclist was riding on a footpath, having moved from the road to avoid the intimidating driving and harassing conduct from passengers of an approaching vehicle

Twisting by the pool

  • Hall & Wilcox
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 25 2011

Mr Brookes was helping a relative, Mr Burton, to clear foliage in his garden