July 2, 2011
Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Swainson [2011] QCA 136 Fraser JA with whom Ann Lyons J and Marin J concurred, upheld the insurer’s appeal and set aside the finding of 40% for 60% contributory negligence occasioned by being intoxicated and stepping into the path of an oncoming car. [27] Because the plaintiff was “intoxicated” (as...
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Allens Arthur Robinson In brief: Early next year, the domain name frontier will open up and eligible entities will be able to apply for their own generic top-level domains, presenting significant opportunities and challenges for businesses. Partner Tim Golder (view CV), Senior Associate Jesse Gleeson, Trade Marks Attorney Carissa Apps and Law Graduate Andrew Wilcock...
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Brooks v Zammit & Anor [2011] QSC 181 Quantum only McMeekin J General Damages 45 year old female $99,320.00 ·         Compression fracture of the L1 vertebra with 50% loss of vertebral height; ·         Severe abdominal trauma with duodenal lacerations; ·         Fractures of the 5th & 6th ribs; ·         Fracture of the left 5th metacarpal; ·        ...
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