25th Feb 2021
The Federal Court awarded damages of $875,000 in the case of Webster v Brewer (No. 3)  FCA 1343, which involved defamation and online conspiracy theories. Geoff Baldwin discusses the Court’s reasoning and the likelihood that social media publishers will be held more accountable for material that is published on its platforms.
13th Feb 2020
As Martin Rogalski explains, given the complexities that lawyers invariably confront in cases involving asbestos disease and other latent onset diseases, some fundamental matters require consideration in every case.
21st Mar 2019
Angela Sdrinis explores the effects of the Wrongs Act 1958 (Vic) on victims of sexual assault seeking to claim pain and suffering damages, with a particular focus on the recent case of Thompson v State of Victoria  VCC 166.
8th Nov 2018
A discussion of legislative amendments that will impact TAC claimants in Victoria.
1st Nov 2018
Harry Gill discusses two Victorian decisions that explore the assessment of pain and suffering damages in personal injury cases.
26th Jul 2018
An exploration of the factors that are considered when calculating the total sum of a compensation claim.
24th May 2018
Seeking restitution for defamation in a world of social media.
18th Oct 2017
Faran Gouldson discusses the case of Robinson v State of Queensland  QSC 165 in which the plaintiff was awarded $1.4 million in damages.
27th Jul 2017
Queensland residents have certainly experienced their fair share of natural disasters. It is important that we give consideration to how the law can provide clarity and security to those affected.
6th Jul 2017
The plaintiff had been in continuous employment since the age of 16. He commenced employment with the defendant, as a boilermaker, in 2006. As and from 2008, Mr Savage became his supervisor and problems started to occur.