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Thinking| 13 Jun 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 Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (Act).
Thinking| 24 Jan 2017
The objective test for contributory negligence. What is reasonable to invest in the reasonable person?
Thinking| 26 Oct 2016
In Lean v Cosmorex Coffee Pty Limited  ACTSC 309 the ACT Supreme Court found that while Cosmorex, the defendant employer, had breached provisions of the Dangerous Substances Act 2004 (ACT) (Act) and, as a result, also breached its duty of care at ...
Thinking| 23 Aug 2016
Proceedings regarding the State or Territory of connection are relatively common in the Australian Capital Territory due to the ACT’s proximity to New South Wales.
Thinking| 18 May 2016
It is fundamentally important that case management directions of the Court are recognised as being orders of the Court rather than administrative suggestions that may be disobeyed if inconvenient.