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NSW Court of Appeal addresses obvious risks in horse racing

In a judgment delivered on 23 July 2020, the NSW Court of Appeal has addressed the nature of obvious risks involved in horse racing using a broad interpretation of s. 5L of the Civil Liability Act.

In this article, Charles Simon and Patrick Thompson explain how this decision helps clarify key definitional questions and provides comfort to insurers.

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