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Brookfield Multiplex: High Court re-visits builders’ negligence

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • October 31 2014

Earlier this month, the High Court delivered the judgment in Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61288 2014 HCA 36. This

Changing product sales strategies: the constraints on franchisors

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 16 2014

In A & A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, the Federal Court of Australia was asked to determine whether or not

Immediate action in light of Vega Vega

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 9 2014

Vega Vega v Medical Board of Australia 2014 QCAT 328 (Vega Vega) recently demonstrated that reconsideration of a decision to take immediate action

Option to renew a lease timeframes are crucial!

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 9 2014

In the recent matter of JV Pub Group Pty Ltd v Red Carpet Real Estate Pty Ltd & Ors 2014 QSC 232, Justice Mullins of the Supreme Court of

Supervisory roles in psychology: avoiding a potential breach of guidelines

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • October 2 2014

The case of Psychology Board of Australia v GA highlights the need for practitioners to consider and ensure that they have adhered to all

Proper construction of section 54 of the Insurance Contracts Act - Maxwell v Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd 2014 HCA 33, 10 September 2014

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 29 2014

Highway Hauliers Pty Ltd (Insured) operated a fleet of trucks and trailers. The Insured entered into an insurance contract (policy) with certain

Employer and contractor avoid liability as “almighty kick” to remove obstruction not common sense.

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

In Tawera v BDS Recruit Pty Ltd & Anor 2014 QDC 167, the Plaintiff ruptured his Achilles tendon by giving an "almighty kick" to a 67kg pile of

A slippery issue - how far does the duty of a supermarket reach?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

Woolworths were sued by the respondent, Ryder (“Plaintiff”) in the NSW District Court for personal injuries sustained as a result of slipping on a

Fast food can damage more than your health

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

In Murray v. Nominal Defendant 2014 QDC 144, Judge Farr of the Brisbane District Court considered the "proper search and inquiry" requirements

Will changes to Queensland’s workers’ compensation laws for psychiatric injuries stress out public liability respondents?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

The Workers' Compensation Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (Qld) was passed on 17 October 2013 enacting significant changes