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Apportionment under the Civil Liability Act

Stickley, Amanda P. (2008) Apportionment under the Civil Liability Act. The Queensland Lawyer, 28(6), pp. 292-294.

Abstract

In Reinhold v New South Wales Lotteries Corporation [2008] NSWSC 5 (30 January 2008) damages of $2 million were awarded to the plaintiff. The damages were to compensate the plaintiff for the cancellation of his winning Oz Lotto ticket. The Supreme Court held that Lotteries (the first defendant) and the Newsagents (the second and third defendants) were in breach of contract and had also been negligent in cancelling the ticket.

The court had to determine what was the apportionment between the defendants in Reinhold v New South Wales Lotteries Corporation (No 2) [2008] NSWSC 187 (7 March 2008.

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ID Code: 14821
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: apportionment, negligence
ISSN: 0312-1658
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Thomson Legal & Regulatory
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 10 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:04

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