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Ebsworth & Ebsworth Lawyers is one of Australia's leading commercial law firms, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

The firm is an internationally recognised leader in general marine insurance, shipping and aviation, commercial litigation, corporate and commercial, health, personal injury and product liability law.

Ebsworth & Ebsworth's culture is built on a tradition of excellence, discipline and a commitment to providing its clients with exceptional service and expert legal and commercial advice.

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News Item 19 March 2002
High Court pulls up stumps on cricketer's claim
This month the High Court ruled that an injured sportsman's negligence claim was just not cricket.

In Woods v Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd [2002] HCA 9 the High Court was asked to consider whether Multi-Sport Holdings Pty Ltd had breached its duty of care by failing to provide a player with a protective helmet and not warning him of the danger of sustaining an eye injury while playing indoor cricket.

By a 3:2 majority, it held that there was no such breach.

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