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Unhappy meal
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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


Powers of attorney - major changes ahead
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 18 2015

Victorian power of attorney legislation is set for a major shakeup from 1 September 2015, with the introduction of the Powers of Attorney Act 2014


Changes to the Family Law Act (1975) - important information for de facto couples
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 21 2010

There have been some important changes to the Family Law Act (The Act) concerning domestic couples (de facto couples


Shouldn't have known better
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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


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


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


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


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