Class action by primary producers
We acted in a significant $50 million class action claim in the Federal Court. Thirty five farmers Australia wide sued an agricultural machinery manufacturer for crop losses arising from a defective cultivator. The matter involved complex engineering issues relating to policy interpretation, contract law, Trade Practices law and negligent misrepresentation. After mounting a strong defence, we successfully achieved a commercial settlement after six weeks of trial for a relatively nominal contribution by our client.
January 8, 2016
As part of the National Court Framework Reforms, the Federal Court of Australia will establish an Insurance List for short matters…Continue reading
Liability for a dangerous recreational activity – negligence not excluded by a signed contractual waiver
August 11, 2015
Alameddine v Glenworth Valley Horse Riding Pty Ltd  NSWCA 219 The quad biking injury The plaintiff, who was two days…Continue reading