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By Andrew Drynan
The implications of antibiotic resistance and resulting changes in medical practice are so far more medical than legal.
By Kristina Fox
The report sets out what hospitals reported their performance to be in relation to the 2012 HQCC health care criteria.
By Kristina Fox
What steps should a doctor take when a patient fails to attend a subsequent appointment, to avoid potential liability?
By Andrew Drynan
Shine Lawyers has commenced a class action re Gynaecare implants and Maurice Blackburn is reviewing the situation.
The alert outlines recent examples of social media evidence in court and looks at how Government addresses the issue.
By Andrew Drynan
Hospitals should consider all possible risks from the release of these implants for actual or potential class actions.
By Kristina Fox
The SA Court ordered a blood transfusion for a 4 year old girl, whose parents had refused consent on religious grounds.
By Andrew Drynan
The Court concluded that consent was not given for the extensive dental treatment which was unnecessary for the injury.
By Tenniele Horton
The Fiscal Repair Amendment Act 2012 (Qld) amends both the Duties Act 2001 and the First Home Owner Grant Act 2000.
By Nicola Davis
The applicant, who was injured while having sex in a motel room, suffered injuries 'in the course of her employment'.
The Supreme Court of Queensland recently considered what constitutes a "claim" within the terms of an insurance policy.
By Stephanie Cook
The meaning of the phrase "arising out of" has recently been considered by the High Court of England and Wales.
By Robert Samut
The plaintiff must have known that the circumstances gave rise to a breach of policy condition so there was no mistake.
By Cameron Graham, Amy Tym
Amendments to the Duties Act 2001 and the Building Act 1975 have been passed by the Queensland Parliament.
By Joanna Burton
The annual report of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) for 2010/11 has been released.