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Angel Flight accident investigation highlights risks of community service flights
Community service flight operators should consider their operational risks and the safety benefits of commercial flights.
Australia
2 Sep 2019
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High Court confirms limitation of legal rights for claims for psychiatric harm by non-passengers in aviation
The High Court examines entitlements to claim by relatives of Parkes Shire Council officer killed in helicopter crash.
Australia
10 Jun 2019
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Application of work health and safety laws in the aviation sector - The High Court decides
Recent case warns that aircraft operators should aim for compliance with both Commonwealth, state & territory laws.
Australia
6 Mar 2019
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Must a claim for airline passenger compensation satisfy the state legislative threshold?
Considerations of the interplay between state & federal laws will vary depending upon the state in which a claim is brought.
Australia
3 Oct 2018
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Assessment of damages for lost opportunity in aviation claim
The lawyers had breached their duty of care, so the prime issue was the applicable law for the assessment of damages.
Australia
2 Jul 2018
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Airport operator found negligent for aircraft collision with a kangaroo
Kangaroos are a foreseeable risk for operators of airports in Australia, so operators must take action to minimise risks.
Australia
19 Mar 2018
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Damage to air cargo and the application of Article 18 of the Montreal Convention
Exporters and air carriers will find the analysis of an "event" and "defective packing" under Article 18 interesting.
Australia
1 Nov 2017
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"Other insurance" clauses and dual insurance issues reconsidered
When two policies had an "other insurance" clause, they cancelled each other, so the insured could elect which policy.
Australia
10 Oct 2016
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Transport & Logistics News - September 2016
Local and international news about shipping, aviation, rail and road transport.
Australia
10 Oct 2016
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Transport & Logistics News - June 2016 (Part 2)
Part two covers local aviation and road transport news and summarise some interesting aviation and road transport cases.
Australia
7 Jul 2016
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Heli-mustering accident leads to catastrophic spinal injury
This decision should be of particular interest to those involved in the use of helicopters in the agricultural industry.
Australia
8 Feb 2016
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Drones and the law - valuable data collection vs invasion of privacy
More drone regulation is expected around time, place and manner of operation, to protect against invasion of privacy.
Australia
2 Nov 2015
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) leads to compensation following aviation accident
The post-traumatic stress disorder following an aircraft accident was found to be a form of compensable bodily injury.
Australia
1 Jul 2015
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Passengers, precautions and the Civil Aviation (Carrier's Liability) Act in general aviation accidents
A recent NSW decision has highlighted the duty of care of those involved in procuring or providing aviation services.
Australia
10 Feb 2015
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Make sure your standard conditions of carriage are properly incorporated into the contract
Freight carriers should minimise dispute risks by ensuring that standard conditions of carriage apply from the outset.
Australia
10 Dec 2014
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Flying lessons in a single engine light aircraft - a dangerous recreational activity
Injuries sustained by a student flying a light aircraft involved an obvious risk of a dangerous recreational activity.
Australia
7 Jul 2014
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Helicopter accidents and the law of negligence
Claimants from two recent court decisions fail to establish negligence despite extensive factual and expert evidence.
Australia
7 May 2014
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Cancellation of pilot licences - courts reluctant to overturn decisions of Civil Aviation Safety Authority
Safety of air navigation is of paramount consideration for CASA, so courts are reluctant to interfere in its decisions.
Australia
3 Mar 2014
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Cramped airline seat not a compensable "accident"
The judge found that the injuries suffered by the passenger were not caused by an unexpected or unusual event.
Australia
9 Dec 2013
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Transport contracts made readable and useful - kiss legalese goodbye
Clarity and simplicity and avoiding legalese are key when drafting transport, supply chain and logistics contracts.
Australia
30 May 2013
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