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Common law duty of care not inconsistent with public authority’s statutory functions: Western Power partly liable for Parkerville bushfire

Australia - July 6 2021 Western Australia's Court of Appeal has found the Electricity Networks Corporation (trading as Western Power) liable in negligence in relation to…

Justin McDonnell

Total recall: Plaintiff’s case against VW on use of Takata airbags implodes

Australia - June 24 2021 In a significant blow for the class, the Supreme Court of New South Wales has dismissed the plaintiff's claim against Volkswagen (VW) in relation to…

Moira Saville, Peta Stevenson

Need to know: actual knowledge key to invoking whistleblower protections

Australia - March 4 2021 Australian whistleblower protections now apply to disclosers who have ‘reasonable grounds to suspect’ that the information disclosed concerns…

Rebecca Holland, Justin McDonnell

Class actions now part of Queensland legal landscape

Australia - November 9 2016 Class actions formally became part of the Queensland legal landscape on 8 November 2016. The lack of a class action regime had led plaintiffs to…

Justin McDonnell, Moira Saville, Peta Stevenson

A flood of causal inquiries? Causation and insurance issues in tort-based class actions

Australia - October 27 2015 In recent years, litigation funders and plaintiff law firms have looked towards new claims in relation to natural or environmental disasters. Six of…

Justin McDonnell, Peta Stevenson