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Principal’s duty of care considered: subcontracting work, subcontracting duty of care to workers on site?

Australia - June 17 2021 The District Court of Western Australia recently delivered its decision in favour of Principal Contractor Schneider Electric in the case of Clark v…

Grace Collis, James Fielding.

Despite Court dissolving trust fund, Plaintiff not required to pay back unused trustee fees

Australia - November 30 2020 Levi Saunders was nine years old when he suffered an acquired brain injury after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident on 3 August 2008. On 28…

Anton Vucak, Bree Lawrence, Freya Soding.

No negligence in tragic accident

Australia - September 17 2019 The District Court has recently dismissed a claim arising from serious injuries sustained in a fall from a roof, finding that the occupier had no…

Anton Vucak, Donna Marsh, Ellie Pollard, Joel Sheldrick, Stephanie Driscoll.

No negligence in return to work process

Australia - June 20 2019 A District Court judge has dismissed a worker's claim for damages on the grounds that her employer had failed to properly evaluate her fitness for…

Ellie McGrory, Joel Sheldrick.

End of financial year WA insurance update

Australia - July 5 2016 The District Court has determined that intermittent casual employment may be deemed ‘concurrent employment’ when assessing weekly payments under the…

Anton Vucak, Joel Sheldrick, Liz Seggie, Rosena De Freitas, Stephanie Driscoll.