Meechan v Savco Earth Moving Pty Ltd [2021] QDC 14

Keywords: causation, co-worker, contributory negligence, excavator, negligence, non-delegable duty, torts, workplace injury

O’Connell v Witham; TAC v Inroads Pty Ltd [2021] VSC 8

Keywords: apportionment of liabilities, contribution from roadworks contractor, contributory negligence, in the course of employment, injured…

Arndell BHT Arndell v Old Bar Beach Festival Incorporated; Cox v Mid-Coast [2020] NSWSC 1710

Keywords: aeroplane, aircraft, care control and management, Civil Aviation Regulations, claim by occupant of Ferris wheel,…

Bauer Media Pty Ltd v Khedrlarian [2020] NSWCA 288

Keywords: admissibility of evidence, breach of duty, expert report, job rotation, negligence, precautions against workplace injury,…

Carvalho v. Town [2020] ACTCA 54

Keywords: appeal, apportionment of damages, breach, contributory negligence, negligence

Heesom v ASP Ship Management Pty Ltd [2020] NSWDC 653

Keywords: contributory negligence, foreseeability, negligence, stairway obstructed by stored hoses, worker falls down a stairway on…

Tapp v Australian Bushmen’s Campdraft & Rodeo Association Ltd [2020] NSWCA 263

Keywords: campdraft competition, categorisation of risk, Civil Liability Act, identification of risk, level of generality, negligence,…

Coffs Harbour City Council v Polglase [2020] NSWCA 265

Keywords: breach of duty owed by reason of occupation and control, categorisation of risk, negligence, public…

AJIA v TJ and RF Fordham Pty Ltd t/a TRN Group [2020] NSWDC 371

Keywords: breach of duty, causation, contributory negligence, duty to provide competent staff, horse play, labour hire,…

Tayler v Hall [2020] NSWDC 321

Keywords: credibility, duty of care, illegal street race, joint illegal enterprise, motor vehicle accident, negligence, scope…

D’Souza v Barclays Building Services (WA) Pty Ltd [2020] WADC 87

Keywords: Extensive duty of care owed by contractor, Extent of duty of care owed by principal,…

Nihill v Vivien’s Model and Theatrical Management; Lehanneur [2020] NSWDC 131

Keywords: dangerous recreational activity, duty of care, negligence, personal injury, plaintiff attended photoshoot with second defendant,…

Menz v Wagga Wagga Show Society Inc [2020] NSWCA 65

Keywords: Civil Liability Act section 5B(1)(c) considered, negligence, plaintiff’s horse “spooked” by noise made by children…

State of Queensland v Ringuet [2020] QCA 61

Keywords: failure to provide a safe system of work, incident in psychiatric intensive care unit, negligence,…

Duffin v Mount Arthur Coal Pty Ltd [2020] NSWSC 229

Keywords: breach of duty, liability, negligence, plaintiff claimed damages against the defendant employer for injuries suffered…

Zavodny v Couper & Anor [2020] QSC 42

Keywords: bike rider, contributory negligence, Damages, excessive speed, loss of earning capacity, negligence, parked car reversed…