We represented a kindergarten at a high-profile inquest into the death of a child, allegedly due to anaphylactic shock. The parents of the child, who had a severe nut allergy, believed that kindergarten staff had exposed the child to peanuts. However, our lawyers obtained medical evidence that the child’s death may have been due to a congenital heart condition. The coroner delivered an open finding and the flagged compensation claim by the parents did not eventuate.
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
March 16, 2017
DPP v CLM Infrastructure Pty Ltd  VCC 192 (3 March 2017) The defendant, CLM Infrastructure Pty Ltd (‘CLM’), pleaded guilty…Continue reading
May 7, 2015
Wright by his tutor Wright v Optus Administration Pty Ltd  NSWSC 160 At the time of preparing this article, we…Continue reading