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Proportionate liability

Authors: Simon Lusk

Liability by two or more tortfeasors for similar losses in respect of the same transaction does not mean that they are necessarily concurrent wrongdoers for the purposes of Part 4 of the Civil Liability Act 2002. So held the New South Wales Court of Appeal in Mitchell Morgan Nominees Pty Limited & Anor v Vella & Ors [2011] NSWCA 390.

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