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02 Nov 2021

“I suffered injuries in a ski chairlift accident because the resort was negligent.” Which case won?

A ski resort in NSW operated a triple chairlift to take skiers from the lower part of the mountain to a higher part.  

The chairlift consisted of a series of chairs that could each accommodate three skiers side by side.  

Each chair had an arm rest at each end and a safety bar running from one side of the chair to the other that could be raised and lowered.  

Each chair was suspended from an overhead cable, which was constantly moving, and ran around large wheels called “bullwheels” at the bottom and top stations of the chairlift.  

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08 Sep 2017

Changes to NSW motor accident laws – your definitive guide

On 30 March 2017, the NSW Motor Accidents Injuries Bill 2017 was passed by parliament. This bill is significant as it replaced the previous compulsory third party motor accidents scheme under the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999, therefore changing the ways in which injured parties are compensated for motor accidents. Reviewing the processes and legislation that cover you […]
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