Archive for dangerous recreational activity

Dangerous recreational activity – inherent risk

Alameddine v Glenworth Valley Horse Riding Pty Ltd [2015] NSWCA 219

 

On 21 May 2011 the appellant was injured while riding a quad bike at the respondents’ recreational facility at Glenworth Valley in New South Wales. The appellant claimed that the respondents were liable to her in tort for their negligence in conducting the activity and for their non-compliance with the guarantees relating to the supply of services provided for by ss 60 and 61 of the Australian Consumer Law, being Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). The appellant fell off her bike while being led by an instructor employed by the respondents back to their Administration Centre from their “purpose built quad biking track.” Read More→

Dangerous Recreational Activity

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Horse racing: dangerous recreational activity….for the jockey?

Goode v Angland [2016] NSWSC 1014
TORT – negligence – personal injury – jockey injured in fall from horse during country race meeting – whether defendant negligently caused or permitted his horse to take plaintiff’s running – whether plaintiff’s horse advanced into a position of danger – Civil Liability Act 2002 s 5K – dangerous recreational activity – whether recreational activity includes professional horseracing

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