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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.
Carroll & O'Dea
Case discussion - did a hospital fail in its duty of care when failing to take precautions and initiate medical treatment?
Stacks Law Firm
The patient sued the hospital where the hernia repair operation had taken place, in both battery and medical negligence.
Holding Redlich
Article discusses recent collision case which gave rise to both criminal and civil proceedings.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Recent case regarding negligence in handling a will dispute reminds us of the standard of duty of care for lawyers.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
A claim of medical negligence may succeed only after a medical practitioner acts negligently and that has caused loss.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting medico-legal case deciding whether or not a neurosurgeon was negligent.
Carroll & O'Dea
The court considered the "irrational exception" to the "widely accepted practice" provision in professional negligence.
Clyde & Co
The first seven days of evidence in the coronial inquest into the deaths of four members of the public (Roozi Araghi, Luke Dorsett, Kate Goodchild and Cindy Low) ...
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The lawyers had breached their duty of care, so the prime issue was the applicable law for the assessment of damages.
Holman Webb
In this medical negligence case, both parties called expert evidence to consider what was competent professional practice.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
The article examines cases from courts in England and Australia regarding medical manslaughter and medical negligence.
Carroll & O'Dea
Article discusses how the law, perhaps like medicine, seems easy enough to apply in many, but not all, circumstances.
Carroll & O'Dea
Medical manslaughter laws in UK and Australia are in principle the same but Australians are less willingness to prosecute. .
Clyde & Co
In Drew v Patricks Stevedores Holdings Pty Limited (No 2) [2017] VSC 352, the Supreme Court of Victoria considered whether Mr Drew's claim for compensation against his former employer...
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
In Australia, the defence allows a professional to defend a negligence claim if conduct is endorsed by a body of peers.
Pointon Partners
Lawyers and advisors who don't advise their clients to obtain tax advice may be found liable for professional negligence.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
VMOs who treat patients on their own behalf are not considered employees, so do not have the same rights or protections.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The doctrine of advocate's immunity has been abolished in the UK and New Zealand, and its scope is limited in Australia.
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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.
Carroll & O'Dea
Case discussion - did a hospital fail in its duty of care when failing to take precautions and initiate medical treatment?
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Recent case regarding negligence in handling a will dispute reminds us of the standard of duty of care for lawyers.
Stacks Law Firm
The patient sued the hospital where the hernia repair operation had taken place, in both battery and medical negligence.
Holding Redlich
Article discusses recent collision case which gave rise to both criminal and civil proceedings.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
A claim of medical negligence may succeed only after a medical practitioner acts negligently and that has caused loss.
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