November GD Newsletter


Challenges for Insurers with NSW Reforms for the Construction Industry

Product Intervention Orders: Giving the Tiger its Teeth

Personal Responsibility? Contributory Negligence in a Slip and Fall Claim

Horse Racing is a Dangerous Recreational Activity

Construction Roundup

  • The High Court Has Ended Builders’ Windfall Quantum Meruit Claims
  • A Low Threshold Applicable to Payment Claims and Schedules for Security of Payment Purposes

Employment Roundup

  • Industrial Class Actions – The Rules Change
  • No Entitlement to Redundancy Pay Where Employer Offered Suitable Alternative Employment
  • Employee Awarded Maximum 6 Months Compensation for Harsh and Unreasonable Dismissal

Workers Compensation Roundup

  • The Section 11A(1) Defence of “Discipline” – Reasonableness is Not Enough

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