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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


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


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


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


Nailing duty of care
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 2 2018

A 28 year old worker was awarded $1,486,783 for injuries sustained when the defendant’s employee’s handheld nail gun fired a nail that penetrated


Coward v Stephenson
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 13 2018

On 25 May 2018, Judge Levy handed down a decision in favour of the insurer, who was joined as a defendant to the proceeding under section 119 of 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


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


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'