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Published by Michael Cooper
Oct 16, 2019 in Insurance

The ‘Guarded’ approach: ensuring safer conditions on construction sites

Mr Kabic, a formwork labourer, injured himself when he slipped on the treated plywood flooring of an above-ground platform at a construction site. The NSW Court of Appeal decision considered, among other things, whether there was any contributory negligence on Mr Kabic's part, whether adverse inferences can be drawn from the defendant insurer's reticence to call a relevant lay witness at the hearing, and what steps ought to be taken by a head...
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