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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


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


WA Insurance Round-Up - Issue 4
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • October 16 2017

Contents Case updates Court comments on roles and powers of arbitrators Action struck out where no common law election registered at WorkCover


Community go-karting event becomes a costly legal battle for organisers
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 5 2017

The plaintiff attended a conference presented by the first defendant (a church) in WA. The organisers decided to provide a go-karting activity in the


Supreme Court finds that ‘not every trip and fall is the result of someone else’s negligence’
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 28 2017

In June 2011, the plaintiff tripped and fell while crossing an intersection in Rosebery, NSW. She sought to recover damages from the City of Botany


Court of Appeal squashes grape finding in favour of Woolworths
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 18 2017

Woolworths has successfully appealed a lower court’s finding that its employees were negligent in leaving a single grape on the floor after the store


Injury arising out of or in the course of employment
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 12 2017

This case considers the principles set out in Hatzimanolis v ANI Corporation, Comcare v PYVW and Pioneer Studios Pty Ltd v Hills to determine


Trampoline park dodges appeal
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 28 2017

Bounce Australia Pty Ltd (Bounce) operates a trampoline park in Melbourne. At the park, people can participate in games of 'trampoline dodgeball'


‘Yes’then no
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 28 2017

Glenn Wright claimed that he suffered pure mental harm when a co-worker, Nathanial George, attempted to throw him off a building occupied by Optus on