Complex design fault claim
Advising a European underwriter of a major French motor vehicle manufacturer, in a significant and complex design fault claim brought against the motor vehicle manufacturer in the Supreme Court of NSW and later the High Court. The case involved jurisdictional issues, international law, and evidence from international experts in motor vehicle design across three continents. We successfully defended the claim before a confidential commercial settlement was reached, saving the insurer over $5 million.
May 3, 2016
Griffin v VWA & Ors  VSC 101 (23 March 2016) Background The plaintiff, employed as a fitter/supervisor, allegedly injured his…Continue reading
January 15, 2018
Introduction The High Court decision of Robinson Helicopter Company Incorporated v McDermott  HCA 22 highlights to manufacturers the importance of…Continue reading
January 17, 2017
Gary Mitchell v Latrobe Regional Hospital  VSCA 342 Introduction Mr Gary Mitchell (‘Applicant’), issued County Court proceedings against Latrobe Regional…Continue reading