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2001 | Landmark Case | Passive smoking

ON THIS DAY in 2001, Justice Peter McClellan of the Supreme Court of NSW deliveredĀ Sharp v Stephen Guinery t/as Port Kembla Hotel and Port Kembla Rsl Club… 79 more words


How to sue an airline


Need a lawyer? Where do I start?

Not all clients are the same: we have different backgrounds; different interests; different matters; different issues. 195 more words

High Court Of Australia

2009 | Stuart v Kirkland-Veenstra

ON THIS DAY in 2009, the High Court of Australia deliveredĀ Stuart v Kirkland-Veenstra HCA 15 (22 April 2009).

The court decided that two police officers did not owe a duty of care to a man who took his life; nor to his surviving spouse. 100 more words

High Court Of Australia

2010 | Tabet v Gett

ON THIS DAY in 2910, the High Court of Australia deliveredĀ Tabet v Gett HCA 12 (21 April 2010).

The law of negligence does not allow for damages to be awarded when the breach of duty of care causes less than a 50% chance of a better outcome. 10 more words

High Court Of Australia

1993 | Nagle v Rottnest Island Authority

ON THIS DAY in 1993, the High Court of Australia delivered Nagle v Rottnest Island Authority HCA 76; 177 CLR 423; (1993) Aust Torts Reporter 81-211; (1993) 112 ALR 393; (1993) 67 ALJR 426 (21 April 1993). 106 more words


Looks can be deceiving when floor slip testing

We often come across tiles when floor slip testing where the manufacturer or retailer has recommended the tile for a particular environment, we have the testing completed only to find that the SCOF or BPN is below the recommended level recommended by Standards Australia. 200 more words

Anti Slip Floor Treatment

Broker data again

Finra, the self-regulating industry association for stock brokers, is revisiting its system for confirming and reporting a broker’s record. Finra is going to cross-check their information against information in public court records, to supplement self-reporting by the brokers. 143 more words