January 2016
Jetcrete Oz Pty Ltd v Conway & Anor [2015] QCA 272 A cement-truck driver who sustained serious spinal injuries when his head struck the roof of the cab as it traversed a rocky portion of a decline at a Mt Isa mine has blamed a sub-standard driver’s seat for his injury. Austen Conway’s case was...
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Allen v Chadwick [2015] HCA 47 (9 December 2015) The respondent plaintiff, Danielle Chadwick, was thrown from the back seat of a car being driven by the appellant, Alex Allen. Ms Chadwick sustained serious spinal injuries which rendered her paraplegic. In dispute was the reduction for driving with an intoxicated driver (BAC 0.229%) and failing...
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Stillman v Rusbourne [2015] NSWCA 410 HEADNOTE [This headnote is not to be read as part of the judgment] In 2006 the applicant and Goldfields Crushing and Screening Pty Ltd (“GCS”), of which the applicant was a director and shareholder, were named as defendants in proceedings brought by Coast to Country Crushing and Screening Pty...
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