Recent Decisions

Recent Cases - Nettleton v Rondeau

Judgment Date: 08/07/2014

Decision of Justice Hoeben Chief Judge at Common Law
The case was summed up by the judge as:
“The plaintiff alleges that at approximately 1.30pm on 14 January 2012 he was riding a bicycle east in Lauderdale Avenue, Fairlight when a motor vehicle driven by the defendant emerged from a driveway from behind parked cars across the eastbound traffic lane. A collision between the plaintiff and the motor vehicle resulted, rendering the plaintiff a complete T10 paraplegic. 

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Cockburn v The Trust Company Ltd (1) (No 2) [2014] NSWDC 119

Judgment Date: 02/06/2014

Decision of District Court Judge Cogswell SC
The case was summed up by the judge as:
“Raymond Cockburn had his own business as a driver-contractor. His customer was a company called Maxipak. He collected wooden pallets from Maxipak and delivered them to other places. The pallets were loaded onto his track at Maxipak by forklift and offloaded by forklift at their destination. 

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