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Inviting someone to your home? Beware! They might end up suing you
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 12 2017

You need some work done to your home. You call a tradesman. He comes and gets started on the work. Everything seems to be going well. All of a sudden


Bikies and a Brothel, what could go wrong?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 12 2017

Late in the evening on New Year’s Day 2012, a brothel called The Gentlemen’s Club located in a sleepy industrial estate in north Canberra went up in


Professional sport is a recreational activity; and there are insurance implications!
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 11 2017

Mr Goode (plaintiff) was riding a horse named “Shot of the Rails” at the Queanbeyan Racecourse on 29 June 2009. Mr Angland (defendant) was riding a


How to 'win' the break up (from a family lawyer's point of view)
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 3 2017

I’m sure after reading the above title your first thought was something along the lines of: ‘Drama fuelled court battles that last many years and cost


Fund Management Fees: Whose choice is it?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

The respondent was a nurse who was travelling on a small aircraft in the course of their employment when it was forced to make an emergency landing in


IP Law Changes Imminent and Necessary for Innovation
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 28 2017

In a recent article Patent Attorney Dr Mark Sommerfield comments on the 6 January Productivity Commission report on the country’s IP system. Patents


How much Am I Owed? Rights of a Contingent Creditor to Wind Up a Company
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 27 2017

Everything or Nothing! That is what the Queensland Court of Appeal has told us recently when it comes to assessing what a creditor is really owed for


Metadata & Privacy: Is your information protected?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 24 2017

All modern communications involve metadata. Using the internet creates metadata. Interacting on social media creates metadata. Simply using your


Compensation to Relatives Claims and the Need for Correct Dependency Rates
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 22 2017

The Appellant sued the respondent following the death of the Appellant’s husband (the deceased) pursuant to the Compensation to Relatives Act 1897


Unidentified Motor Vehicle Omitted from Contemporaneous Medical Evidence Proves Fatal
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 22 2017

The respondent was riding his bicycle on a dirt road in Lismore, New South Wales on 2 September 2012 when he fell and suffered severe injuries. He