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Contributory negligence of worker reduces damages by 40
  • HopgoodGanim
  • 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


Band-aid approach to risk is insufficient to discharge your duty!
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 6 2018

The defendant was found liable for injuries sustained by an independent contractor, the plaintiff, for failing to take precautions against a


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


Caution: potholes ahead! Claim dismissed for woman who fell in pothole and fractured her ankle.
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 3 2018

The occupier of a car park of commercial premises was not liable to the plaintiff who suffered injuries when she fell into a pothole because the


Accident investigations: is there a role for reconstruction evidence?
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 21 2018

Independent expert accident investigation and reconstruction evidence can be very influential to the determination of andor apportionment of


The big ticket changes in the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 21 2018

The Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (MAIA) sets up an entirely new system for claims relating to persons injured in motor vehicle accidents in NSW


The big ticket changes in the new Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 21 2018

The Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (MAIA) sets up an entirely new system for claims relating to persons injured in motor vehicle accidents in NSW


When is a road a road?
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 21 2018

Not every car accident occurs on a public street, highway or road. In South Australia “road” and “road-related area” are defined by section 5(1) of


In the Limelight: sub-standard lighting not causative of a fall
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 6 2018

The Court of Appeal overturned an ACT Magistrate's Court decision for failing to apply the correct test for establishing negligence regarding


Commercial purpose is paramount when interpreting conflicting provisions in policies
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 6 2018

NSW Court of Appeal upholds decision that insurer of a builder who prepared a building report was liable to indemnify under a public and general