Tragic jetty fall case tests many civil liability issues
Polglase v Coffs Harbour City Council (No 2)  NSWSC 1848
On 19 December 2019, the NSW Supreme Court gave judgment in a complex case involving multiple defendants, which followed a tragic accident involving a young child who fell from a jetty. Wotton + Kearney acted for the State of NSW in its successful defence of the proceedings.
In this update, Greg Carruthers-Smith and Michael Fung report on the decision and its impact on a wide range of civil liability issues.
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