David Cormack, Barrister

Independent Contractor / labour hire – duty of care and contributory negligence

Pocock v Citi-Steel Pty Ltd QDC 81 Rafter J The parties agreed on damages ($160,000.00) but disputed liability for…...

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Principal contractor found to owe a non-delegable duty of care to a labour hire contractor

Love v North Goonyella Coal Mines Pty Ltd QSC 140 The plaintiff was injured roof bolting with a colleague,…...

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Principal & contractor – Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd v Fox – considered

BlueScope Steel Ltd v Cartwright NSWCA 25 The employee driver in first instance was successful, but lost the appeal…...

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Recent case examples of principal contractor and sub-contractor liability on construction sites

AF Concrete Pumping Pty Ltd v Ryan & Ors  NSWCA 346 HEADNOTE [This headnote is not to be read as…...

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