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Council goes down

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • December 24 2009

The failure of the Lorne Foreshore Committee to fence a steep embankment connecting a road with the beach in Lorne was held to breach its duty of care

Must means must

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Uneasy rider

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Dumb mum

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 31 2011

The plaintiff allowed her 11-year-old son to park her car in the family garage

Shouldn't have known better

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 25 2011

The plaintiff, a 16-year-old learner driver, suffered serious injuries when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving through a bend, colliding with a tree

Labour pains

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • 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
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Twisting by the pool

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 25 2011

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

Dangerous liaison

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • 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

Slippery when wet

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • May 31 2011

Following three days of heavy rain, a dam on a farm overflowed causing water to pool on the adjacent Riverina Highway