May 18, 2012
Thiess Pty Ltd & Anor v Arup Pty Ltd & Ors [2012] QSC 131 A useful summary of the law… Applegarth J Relevant principles of admissibility [34] The Australian edition of Cross on Evidence summarises the conditions for admissibility of expert opinion as follows: “First, there must be a field of specialised knowledge. Secondly, there...
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Welch v Graham & Another [2012] QDC 103 Issue: liability Background: A visiting 76 year old lady slipped on a gumnut whilst descending the stairs of a house. Everson DCJ [14] As the High Court noted in Wyong Shire Council v. Shirt1 per Mason J: “But, as we have seen, the existence of a foreseeable...
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