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Newcrest Mining Limited v Thornton [2012] HCA 60 (13 December 2012) I refer you to the judgment summary and note the relevant words in s 7(1)(b) of the Law Reform (Contributory Negligence and Tortfeasors’ Contribution) Act 1947 (WA) are identical to those in s 6(b) of the Law Reform Act 1995 (QLD) together with interstate...
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Alavi-Moghaddam v. Woolworths Ltd [2012] QDC 98 Issue: whether post compulsory conference and in litigation – the respondent/defendant was required to provide information and documentation as to how the applicant/plaintiff allegedly injured herself pursuant to s.279 & 287 of the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (WCRA) and for an expert inspection under r.250 of...
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 Compare the analogue provisions 9 – 12 in the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld):   Ø  Council of the City of Greater Taree v Wells [2010] NSWCA 147 at [76]; [78]; [105]; [107] & [108]; Ø  Harris v Woolworths Limited [2010] NSWCA 312 at [33] & [43]; Ø  Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Roads and...
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 Thornton v Lessbrook Pty Ltd (No 2) [2010] QSC 363 Issue: Whether indemnity costs should be awarded following offers made purportedly in accordance with the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (“UCPR”) and informally for an amount of $300,000.00, 40% less than the judgment. I refer to my earlier posting regarding the decision. Applegarth J refused...
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Thornton v Lessbrook Pty Ltd [2010] QSC 308 CATCHWORDS DAMAGES – MEASURE OF DAMAGES – FATAL ACCIDENTS LEGISLATION – action by de facto partner over death of fiancé in aircraft accident – assessment of pecuniary loss where the deceased was likely to maintain her career and earn more than the plaintiff – contingencies – possibility...
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