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When a solicitor’s oversight constitutes an “exceptional circumstance”
  • McCabe Curwood
  • Australia
  • August 19 2018

An insurer's solicitor neglects to file a MAS Review Application in time. The Claimant opposes the request for an extension on the grounds that mere


Where does the duty of care of a driver owed to a passenger begin and end?
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 14 2018

The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against a decision which held that the respondent driver was not negligent in failing to apply the brakes when


Considering reasonable precautions are “just the beginning” Bunnings “beats it” on Appeal.
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 9 2018

The NSW Court of Appeal recently overturned the trial judge’s finding of liability against Bunnings for an alleged failure to warn a customer of the


Is there a Right2Drive?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 3 2018

The underlying claim arose out of a motor vehicle collision. Liability for the collision was admitted and the defendant disputed the amount claimed


Class action gets a rubbish result
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 3 2018

The NSW Supreme Court has dismissed a class action conducted by Maddens Lawyers for losses caused by a fire that escaped the Walla Walla Waste Depot


The future is super
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 3 2018

Mr Latz was diagnosed with mesothelioma in October 2016. It was accepted by all parties that Mr Latz's illness was caused by Amaca's negligence. Mr


Keeping your cards too close to the chest
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 3 2018

The following decisions show the risk of leaving your knock-out punch too late. The plaintiff was a tour guide who was injured at work at a resort


Postage stamps still work
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 3 2018

With the continuing escalation in international trade and the unavoidable fact that most products consumed in Australia are manufactured overseas


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


The road not (often) taken: Rediscovering journey claims
  • McCabe Curwood
  • Australia
  • July 13 2018

An employee tripped on her way to a work Christmas party and sustained injury resulting in surgery and subsequent medical complications. Does the