General Liability

Last week the ACT Court of Appeal found in favour of an occupier of a car park in a negligence case: Jennings v George Harcourt Management Pty Ltd [2018] ACTCA 50. The decision is a reminder that the issues of … Read More

Last week the NSW Court of Appeal found in favour of a cleaning contractor in Argo Managing Agency Pty Ltd v Al Kammessy [2018] NSWCA 176. The Court reiterated that the duty of care owed by a cleaner is to … Read More

On 13 June 2018, the High Court held that loss of future superannuation pension payments may be compensated as loss of earning capacity, but that the loss of future aged pension payments are not. In this update, our Melbourne team … Read More

Holland v City of Botany Bay Council [2017] NSWSC 1120 WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW This Supreme Court judgment will be of interest to state and council road authorities, and their insurers. The decision provides clarification on when a roads … Read More

From 1 July 2017, a child abuse victim in Victoria will be able to avoid many of the historical impediments that would have previously prevented them from seeking legal redress. New laws have been passed in Victoria that impose a new duty … Read More