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Aug 27, 2017 in Insurance

Don’t expect perfection: the Court of Appeal redefines the parameters of a ‘reasonable’ system of inspection – Woolworths Ltd v McQuillan [2017] NSWCA 202

Author: Lia SparksJudgement Date: 14th August, 2017Citation: Woolworths Ltd v McQuillan [2017] NSWCA 202Jurisdiction: New South Wales Court of Appeal PrinciplesOccupiers have a duty to exercise reasonable care to prevent foreseeable and not insignificant risks of harm to people entering their premises. That duty includes an obligation to take precautions that a reasonable person would have taken to avoid those risks.Where an occupier can...
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