Rahme Civil Pty Ltd v Zeater & Sons Pty Ltd [2010] NSWDC 161

Building contracts - Construction contract for residential units - Demolition/excavation work - Damage to building by contractor's truck - Negligence of truck driver -  Payment claims -  Multiple payment claims - Need for a payment schedule to dispute claim Statutory debt - Unlicensed contractor - Whether contract enforceable - Quantum meruit - Status of contractor's unpaid progress claims - Cross-claim by builder - Cost of rectification work to building - Whether damage to building caused by truck incident -  Whether additional work causally related to truck incident - Set-off of separate verdicts - Costs

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