Archive: August 2015

‘Arising out of or in the course of employment’ revisited

Pioneer Studios Pty Ltd v Hills [2015] NSWCA 222 (4 August 2015) The recent NSW Court of Appeal decision of Pioneer…

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Legal Directions

Cram Fluid Power Pty Ltd v Green [2015] NSWCA 250

The decision of the NSW Court of Appeal in Cram Fluid clarifies the operation of the 2012 amendments with respect to…

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High Court to reconsider application of advocate’s immunity to negligently advised settlements: special leave granted in Attwells & Anor v Jackson Lalic Lawyers Pty Limited

On 7 August 2015 the High Court granted special leave to the plaintiffs in the Attwells proceeding. The High Court’s reconsideration…

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Liability for a dangerous recreational activity – negligence not excluded by a signed contractual waiver

Alameddine v Glenworth Valley Horse Riding Pty Ltd [2015] NSWCA 219 The quad biking injury The plaintiff, who was two days…

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AAI Limited v Fitzpatrick [2015] NSWSC 1108

On 10 August 2015, the Supreme Court of NSW upheld an insurer’s challenge to a MAS Assessor’s determination that a claimant…

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Motor Vehicle Directions

AAI Limited v Ali [2015] NSWSC 1068

Background The plaintiff, AAI, applied for judicial review of a MAS Assessment performed by Assessor Cameron, and also the decision of…

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Motor Vehicle Directions