Justice for survivors of institutional child abuse: how the NSW vicarious liability amendments shape up21st Nov 2019
Andrew Morrison RFD SC examines whether the reforms enacted by the Civil Liability Amendment (Organisational Child Abuse Liability) Act 2018 (NSW) will deliver the promised pathways for justice to survivors of child abuse in institutional settings.
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.
16th Oct 2018
David Cormack discusses the decision and reasoning in the recent case of Brown v Daniels & Anor  QSC 209.
16th Aug 2018
The pitfalls that occur when patients and healthcare providers are unable to understand each other due to language barriers, and what can and should be done in such situations to facilitate communication.
19th Jul 2018
From September 2018, all paramedics across the country will be required to be registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and complaints referred to the newly created Paramedicine Board, aiming to ensure the safety of the public from fake paramedics. Up until now there was no national standard for registration.
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.