Geoffrey Hancy - Barrister

Kelly v Humanis Group Limited

[2014] WADC 43

On appeal client was successful. At trial client was successful.  Labour hire company client. Vicarious liablity for conduct of employee.  Driver of haulpak truck injured at iron ore mine. Rear tray of haulpak struck by bucket of loader. Claim for damages against labour hire company who employed the loader driver. No negligence. Transfer of control of employee to mining contractor. Loader driver employee pro hac vice of the mining contractor. Labour hire company not vicariously liable for conduct of its employee

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