ON THIS DAY in 1991, the High Court of Australia delivered March v Stramare (E & MH) Pty Ltd HCA 12; (1991) 171 CLR 506; (1991) 9 BCL 215 (24 April 1991). 110 more words
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The increase in e-commerce has been huge in recent years and a company website has become an important method of communication for businesses today. With more and more companies using the internet as a medium for selling goods, you need to be aware of the following 6 Acts and Sets of Regulations: 464 more words
Stuart v Kirkland-Veenstra HCA 15 (22 April 2009).
“TORTS – Negligence – Duty of care – Where Mental Health Act 1986 (Vic), s 10 empowered police to apprehend person who “appears to be mentally ill” if reasonable grounds for believing that person had recently attempted suicide or likely to do so – Where police came upon man who appeared to have been contemplating suicide but showed no sign of mental illness – Interaction of common law and relationship established by s 10 – Whether duty of care to prevent foreseeable harm to man at own hand – Relevance of conditions engaging exercise of statutory power – Relevance of fact that duty alleged is duty to protect person from self-harm – Relevance of general rule against duty to rescue – Relevance of vulnerability of particular class of persons – Relevance of control over source of risk to persons. 269 more words
Westin Operator, LLC v. Jillian Groh, through her guardians and conservators William and Janelle Groh, 2015CO25 (April 13, 2015)
“A reasonable person could foresee that a group of intoxicated individuals evicted from a hotel might be involved in a drunk driving accident that causes injuries.” Opinion. 140 more words