Geoffrey Hancy - Barrister

Westina Corporation Pty Ltd v BGC Contracting Pty Ltd and Keys

[2008] WADC 183

On appeal client was successful. At trial client was not successful.  Road transport company client. Collision on road to mine site between Westina’s prime mover and trailer of approaching BGC road train. Prime mover hired to BGC. BGC driver negligently failed to keep trailer on correct side of road. Indemnity in hire contract. BGC and driver of road train held entitled to benefit of the indemnity

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