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Apr 19, 2005 in Insurance

“Duty of care owed by an occupier to an independent contactor in respect of an obvious risk”: Thompson -v- Woolworths (Q’LAND) Pty Limted [2005] HCA 19

Judgement Date: 21st April, 2005Citation: Thompson -v- Woolworths (Q'LAND) Pty LimtedJurisdiction: High Court of Australia[1]In BriefThe High Court considered the content of the duty of care owed by an occupier to entrants to commercial premises.Woolworths was the occupier of commercial premises and the Plaintiff was an independent contractor delivering goods to those premises who suffered a back injury whilst attempting to move industrial waste...

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