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Inconsistency and failure to follow direction the plaintiff’s downfall - Court finds employer not liable for worker's injury

Australia - August 13 2019 In the recent decision of Bergin v Queensland Cork & Timber Solutions Pty Ltd 2019 QDC 141, the Queensland District Court found that an employer...

Melissa McGarrity.

Win for employer: School not liable for slip on grape - 26 July 2018

Australia - July 26 2018 The common grape has caused more than its fair share of personal injury litigation over the years. In the recent decision of Deans v Maryborough...

Anna Hendry.

High Court Refuses to consider an employer's duty to take reasonable care in conducting workplace investigations

Australia - April 23 2018 Following the decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal in State of New South Wales v Paige, it became well established that an employer does...

Damon King, Anna Hendry, Andrew Tobin.

Contributory negligence of worker reduces damages by 40

Australia - April 11 2018 In the recent decision of Tsoromokos v Australian Native Landscapes Pty Ltd, the New South Wales Supreme Court reduced the award of damages made to a...

Melissa McGarrity.

Retailer successfully defends negligence claim following customer's brush with automatic entrance gates

Australia - April 5 2018 In a recent decision of the ACT Court of Appeal, ALDI Foods Pty Ltd (ALDI) was successful in defending a claim for negligence made by a customer who...

Janine Oberhardt.