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Thinking| 24 Apr 2020
In Menz v Wagga Wagga Show Society Inc, the NSW Court of Appeal has unanimously dismissed an appeal from a decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, which rejected a claim for negligence and breach of the Australian ...
Thinking| 12 Nov 2019
A not-for-profit community event organiser has managed to escape liability for catastrophic injuries suffered by a campdraft competitor, by relying on the statutory defences available in the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) (CLA).
Thinking| 24 Oct 2019
The Court found that the defendant horse jockey was not liable for the plaintiff’s injuries after he fell from his horse, because the risk of injury was a materialisation of an obvious risk in a dangerous recreational activity.
Thinking| 22 May 2019
On 28 September 2012, the plaintiff, Kerrie Menz (plaintiff), was riding her horse (‘Sonny’) in a warm-up area of the Wagga Wagga Showground (showground). A group of children nearby made contact with a metal sign on the fence, which caused a loud ...