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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


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


Knowledge is power
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 25 2011

The NSW Court of Appeal has recently considered the liability of a property owner and his plumber for the death of a handyman electrocuted by a redundant solar hot water system


Dumb mum
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 31 2011

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


Slippery when wet
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 31 2011

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


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


Scrag fight
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 24 2009

An all in brawl erupted at a New Years Eve event at a reception centre after two women on the dance-floor got into a fight over a cigarette


Ding Ding
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 24 2009

In our June 2008 edition of Insurable Interest, we reported on a case involving a negligent motorist who collided with a tram


Council goes down
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • 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