Articles matching Negligence

Pages -

High Court on whether a lawyer can be held liable for negligent advice not to settle legal proceedings

Filed under: Negligence

In May 2016 the High Court held that advocates’ immunity does not apply to a lawyer who gives negligent advice which leads to settlement of litigation...

Sip Trip and Fall Compensation – Lawyers Sydney

Filed under: Compensation Law, Negligence, Public Liability, Personal Injury Law

In order to prove that you are entitled to compensation due to a slip, trip or fall, your lawyer will need to prove that the party at fault was negligent....

Contributory Negligence: The law helps those that help themselves (and reduces damages for those that don’t)

Filed under: Negligence, Civil Litigation

A recent decision in the New South Wales Supreme Court saw the plaintiff sue a church in relation to injuries she sustained after falling down a flight...

Widow awarded $2.6 million in a claim for nervous shock brought against a hotelier and a local government authority

Filed under: Compensation Law, Negligence, Public Liability

Lee v Carlton Crest Hotel (Sydney) Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1280 – 19 September 2014 The plaintiff instituted proceedings against a prominent hotelier and...

Husband succeeds on causation over wife’s death on appeal

Filed under: Negligence

On 20 August 2004, the plaintiff’s partner was fatally injured when the car she was driving ran off the road and hit a tree at Kingsvale in New South Wales....

Shopping centre and its managing agent not liable for a customer’s injury arising from a slip and fall on wet pavement

Filed under: Compensation Law, Negligence, Public Liability

The recent decision handed down by the New South Wales Court of Appeal in Pavlis v Wetherill Park Market Town Pty Ltd (2014) NSWCA 292 is discussed. In...

Hit and Run Victims - What are the Statistics?

Filed under: Compensation Law, Negligence, Personal Injury Law, Motor Vehicle, Motor Vehicle Accident Compensation

The main victims of hit and run accidents on New South Wales roads are pedestrians. The Motor Accidents Authority of New South Wales treats pedestrians...

What duty of care does an occupier owe to a person who is injured on their property?

Filed under: Compensation Law, Negligence

What duty of care does a property owner owe to a person who is injured on their property? Negligence laws in Australia.

Superannuation Complaints Tribunal

Filed under: Compensation Law, Negligence

If you have personally submitted a TPD claim and you are not satisfied with the response or have not received a decision within a certain time limit, you...

Congested Aisle at Major Supermarkets Leading to Injury

Filed under: Compensation Law, Negligence, Public Liability

We recently acted for Ms K who lived in the Northern Suburbs and who visited one of the major supermarket stores to carry out some shopping. It was the...

Findlaw

We welcome your feedback

Hi there! We want to make this site as good as it can for you, the user. Please tell us what you would like to do differently and we will do our best to accommodate!

   
Protected by FormShield


 
 
We've updated our Privacy Statement, before you continue. please read our new Privacy Statement and familiarise yourself with the terms.