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Be careful what you click - jurisdictional issues lurk when contracting online
While it is easy to simply click the "I agree" button or similar, it is still advisable to skim the terms and conditions.
Australia
29 Sep 2017
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The pendulum swings: Victoria looks at reducing Wrongs Act limitations on personal injury damages
The recommendations could signal a relaxation of the current barriers to recovery of damages in personal injuries cases.
Australia
22 Sep 2014
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NSW Supreme Court gives important guidance about damages in wrongful birth claims
The decision in Waller v James should provide useful future guidance in wrongful birth claims.
Australia
14 May 2013
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Exemplary damages for dust diseases in South Australia: Be careful what you wish for
Companies at risk of dust diseases litigation in SA should be aware of the increases in litigation and in the damages.
Australia
5 Aug 2012
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Genuine steps in the right direction? The Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011
Outline of Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011 which commenced on 1 August 2011.
Australia
4 Aug 2011
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Accessing the deep pockets - when will a court let others inspect your liability insurance policy?
Discussion on cases that deal with applications by claimants' access to details of liability insurance held by a defendant.
Australia
14 Jul 2011
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Assessing expectation damages
Discusses principles in a claim for expectation damages.
Australia
10 Jun 2011
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If At First You Don’t Succeed - Appeal To The High Court
Readers may recall Mrs Puttick’s plight (see Product Risk Review 2006). Mr Puttick had been employed in New Zealand by a New Zealand-based company.
Australia
22 Apr 2009
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Inherently Dangerous Products - A Painful Cut
An inherently dangerous product and a safe system of work were considered by the court.
Australia
7 Apr 2009
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Third Wave Asbestos Claim
A manufacturer’s failure to warn has led to a finding of negligence.
Australia
7 Apr 2009
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Contributory Negligence Post-Tort Law Reform
A finding of contributory negligence still turns on a factual investigation of whether the plaintiff contributed to his or her own loss.
Australia
7 Apr 2009
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Novus Actus Interveniens
Criminal conduct of a third party constitutes a “novus actus interveniens”.
Australia
7 Apr 2009
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Victorian Case A Next Step In Protection Of Private Information
Today, in an important decision, the Victorian Court of Appeal held that a plaintiff could be compensated for the distress caused by the unauthorised showing of a private sex tape.
Australia
18 Dec 2008
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Industrial Manslaughter
In an illustration of an extreme example of recklessness and negligence in relation to the health and safety of workers, four workers died after being hit by a runaway trailer on a railway in Cumbria, United Kingdom in February 2004.
Australia
1 Jun 2006
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