Magna carta: did she die in vain?

Application of Adrian Ashley of the House of Cooper [2017] NSWSC 533

[25] Unsurprisingly, the petitioner concluded his submissions by citing Magna Carta (version not identified).

 

Road authority

Wells v Council of the City of Orange (No 2) [2017] NSWSC 510

TORTS – negligence – motor vehicle accident – motorcycle colliding with water-filled barrier at night – duty of care – breach of duty – standard of liability – whether using water-filled barrier manifestly unreasonable – expert evidence – whether failure to comply with Australian Standard determinative – Civil Liability Act 2002 ss 5B, 5D, 5R, 43A, 50, 54 – breach of duty and causation not established – s 43A defence established – s 54 defence established – verdict for defendant.

Behaviour at mediation attracting a costs order

COSTS – costs of an abortive mediation – where mediation was court ordered – where the plaintiffs did not attend the mediation – where the plaintiffs did not notify the defendants – costs awarded to the defendants

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The proper approach to duty, risk and breach under the Civil Liability Act, 2002

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Administrative Law: No need for a “genuine (medical) dispute” under MACA

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