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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 ...
Thinking| 27 Mar 2019
Welcome to the March 2019 edition of the Hall & Wilcox Health and Community Law Alert. In this issue, we explore the challenges of providing care to vulnerable people, provide an update on new sterilization standards for hospitals and changes to ...
Thinking| 03 Aug 2018
Contents The future is super Class action gets a rubbish result Vicarious, but not apportionable Wastewater proves un-appealing Is there a Right2Drive? It’s never too late to change your mind Keeping your cards too close to the chest ...