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May 2013
Harding v Boulton & Anor [2013] QDC 85   JUDGE:   Smith DCJ ORDER: That the signatures of the Respondents on the Request for trial date be dispensed with pursuant to r 469 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules The trial be listed in the sittings commencing 25 November 2013. The parties provide written submissions...
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Weinstock v Beck [2013] HCA 14 I refer you to the judgment summary.   David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister.
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Beck v Weinstock [2013] HCA 15 (1 May 2013) I refer you to the judgement summary.   The plurality (Hayne, Crennan and Kiefel JJ) said: “As Handley AJA rightly pointed out, however, it is necessary to distinguish between the rights attached to a share and the enjoyment of those rights. The holder of a share...
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Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v Li [2013] HCA 18 I refer you to the judgment summary. David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister
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Director of Public Prosecutions (Cth) v Keating [2013] HCA 20 I refer you to the judgment summary.   David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister.
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Beckett v New South Wales [2013] HCA 17 I refer you to the judgment summary. The High Court unanimously held that its previous decision in Davis v Gell (1924) 35 CLR 275 should not be followed.   David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister.
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Wallace v Kam [2013] HCA 19   I refer you to the judgment summary   A limiting principle of the common law is that the scope of liability in negligence normally does not extend beyond liability for the occurrence of such harm the risk of which it was the duty of the negligent party to...
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 Rossi v Westbrook & Anor [2013] QCA 102 Further to my earlier posting I refer you Fryberg J (with whom Fraser and Gotterson JJA concurred) in relation to the rule in Jones v Dunkel: [25] Mrs Rossi did not call her husband to give evidence regarding care provided to her and her employment history and...
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Kelly v State of Queensland [2013] QSC 106 TORTS — NEGLIGENCE — DUTY OF CARE — BREACH OF DUTY — CAUSATION — CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE – where risk reasonably foreseeable – where defendant owed duty of care – where obviousness of risk is in issue – where mechanism of injury in issue – whether appropriate precautions...
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  Good v Czislowski & Anor [2013] QDC 68   JUDGE: R S Jones DCJ ORDERS: 1. Damages are awarded in the sum of $148, 946.00 2. I will hear from the parties as to costs. CATCHWORDS: DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURIES – Civil Liability Act 2003 – nature and extent of injuries suffered by plaintiff...
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