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Houseboat operator fails to take appropriate precautions, resulting in double leg amputation
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 12 2018

A houseboat operator was liable for amputation injuries caused when he reversed a houseboat towards a jet ski without warning


Turbulent Times - Psychiatric injury in aviation claims
  • Stewarts
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • January 4 2018

The Montreal Convention of 1999 (the ‘Convention’) resulted from the need to modernise the Warsaw Convention (officially the Convention for the


Occupiers have an ongoing duty to ensure the safety of premises
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 20 2017

Coles found to owe a duty of care to a pedestrian who tripped and fell on a slippery surface in the car park. The Supreme Court found that as an


Court of Appeal considers residual earning capacity, vicissitudes and future commercial care in relation to personal injury claims
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • December 14 2017

In 2011 Mr Smith was injured when he was struck by a motor vehicle driven by Mr Alone. In District Court proceedings Mr Alone admitted liability. Mr


NSW Supreme Court of Appeal addresses if ‘recreational activity’ includes professional horseracing
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • December 11 2017

The NSW Supreme Court of Appeal has addressed Sections 5K and 5L of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (CLA) and whether the defence concerning dangerous


Pursuing an insurer for personal injury damages
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 7 2017

The factors to be taken into account when determining an application for leave to proceed directly against an insurer under new legislation in NSW


The NSW Court of Appeal confirms that a professional sport is a ‘recreational activity’
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 7 2017

Mr Goode was riding a horse named 'Shot of the Rails' over 1,640 metres at the Queanbeyan Racecourse. Mr Angland was a jockey riding 'Port Gallery'


Assured - Issue 1 December 2017
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • December 7 2017

Welcome to the first edition of Assured, our new national insurance newsletter. This publication provides an overview of recent cases and their


Court relies on social media evidence to reduce $20M damages claim to nominal sum
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 5 2017

Yena Foong (the plaintiff) commenced proceedings against the defendants, seeking damages for physical and psychological injuries arising out of two


Shopping centre escapes liability for injury to shopper
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 23 2017

On 14 November 2009, Mrs Stringer (the first Appellant) and her husband, Mr Stringer (the second Appellant), were shopping at Westfield West Lakes