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Case review 22/01/2018
Sinfield v London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (in Liquidation) [22.01.18]
Case review 15/12/2017
NSW Court of Appeal sets important precedent for defending claims arising from injuries suffered by professional sportspeople
On 7 December 2017 the Court of Appeal of NSW handed down its judgment in Goode v Angland , in which it unanimously dismissed the appeal against the decision of Harrison J (Goode v Angland ).
Is a professional sport a ‘recreational activity’ for the purpose of the exclusion of liability for harm for obvious risks contained in section 5L of the Civil Liability Act?
In the recent Supreme Court decision in Goode v Angland, Harrison J considered whether section 5L of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)(the Act), which provides a defence to a claim arising from harm suffered from obvious risks of dangerous recreational activities, applied to a professional sport.
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