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Tragic jetty fall case tests many civil liability issues

Polglase v Coffs Harbour City Council (No 2) [2019] 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.

Click below to read the full Case Alert.

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