Recent Cases

Zaya v RPS Manidis Roberts Pty Ltd and UGL Engineering Pty Ltd t/a Energised Alliance [2019] NSWCA 320 (20 December 2019) (Meagher JA at [1]; Gleeson JA at [2]; Leeming JA at [3].)


NEGLIGENCE – personal injury – plaintiff slipped and fell on building site – plaintiff sued occupier of site and employer – plaintiff claimed he fell while descending partially built staircase from which not all formwork had been removed – trial judge not persuaded that plaintiff’s case made out – whether appellable error by primary judge in assessment of evidence – multitude of grounds advanced, all rejected – appeal dismissed