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Jones Day
This is Jones Day's fifth review of Australian class actions developments. The White Paper reviews the class actions that were commenced and settled in 2018–2019.
Holman Webb
Parties must understand that if expert evidence is based too narrowly on a specific estimate, it is susceptible to attack.
Carroll & O'Dea
Article outlines some of the frequently asked questions that often arise at the start of a personal injury matter.
Bartier Perry
Recent case provides a valuable insight into what the court will consider when determining the reliability of expert evidence.
Carroll & O'Dea
Article discusses results of recent case which indicates that privilege & privacy are diminished in the hacking & digital age.
Bartier Perry
Article focuses on lessons to be learnt from recent case where statement of claim was struck struck out.
Swaab
Article discusses when companies can sue for defamation &/or injurious falsehood as well as other forms of relief & defences.
Swaab
Article describes Security for Costs (SFC), when you are entitled to SFC & how to obtain SFC eg against not resident plaintiffs.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting article about a tragic case where a patient who became blind & deaf from meningitis sues her doctor.
Stacks Law Firm
Case highlights the importance of engaging good solicitors when facing any kind of dispute with an insurance provider.
Stacks Law Firm
If a surfer chooses not to wear a leg rope & causes injury to a person, they are risking a successful law suit against them.
Marque Lawyers
The ability of a publisher to criticise defamation judgments (even after they lose) was upheld in recent Rush defamation case.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
This appellate approach re-affirms a reluctance to alter a primary judge's assessment of quantum in personal injury cases.
Carroll & O'Dea
Case discussion - did a hospital fail in its duty of care when failing to take precautions and initiate medical treatment?
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Concerns are that convictions could be based more on past criminal history and social media, than the presented evidence.
Marque Lawyers
The truth defence in defamation proceedings is becoming increasingly complex and difficult for journalists to make out.
Carroll & O'Dea
The government will establish a one stop shop for disputes involving workers compensation and CTP claims in NSW.
Cooper Grace Ward
NSW Court of Appeal increases a contributory negligence finding because of the grossly excessive speed of the plaintiff.
Cooper Grace Ward
It is vital to be aware of the risks & to understand what you can & cannot legally do regarding secretly recording others.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
HC confirms that where otherwise privileged documents are sufficiently public, regulators may use them in their investigations.
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Case discussion - did a hospital fail in its duty of care when failing to take precautions and initiate medical treatment?
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The recent trend towards introducing industrial manslaughter laws in jurisdictions in Australia significantly increases and changes the nature of the legal risk
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting article about a tragic case where a patient who became blind & deaf from meningitis sues her doctor.
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