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  1. 2018 NSW Parliamentary Review of the Compulsory Third Party Insurance Scheme

    15 March 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    How well is the scheme tracking in terms of its objectives? The parliamentary committee was established to review the Compulsory Third Party Insurance Scheme since legislative reforms were implemented to the Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (NSW) on 1...

  2. Wrongful Birth Claim: Breach of duty of care found, but judgment for the defendant

    16 October 2018 | Insurance & Health Law

    A suit for wrongful birth was brought by the parents of a severely disabled child against the Canberra Hospital. The child, Saba Nouri, was born on 3 November 2011 suffering from trachea-oesophageal fistula (a TOF) which is an abnormal connection between...

  3. Labour hire employer not liable – no dual vicarious liability in Australia

    26 October 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    Occupier escapes liability for injury to labour hire employee despite ownership of vehicle which caused injuries. In Issue Whether employer vicariously liable for driver of pallet mover Whether Coles as occupier was negligent under Civil Liability Act...

  4. Can a participant in the NSW Lifetime Care and Support Scheme 'withdraw' from the Scheme?

    30 May 2017 | Insurance & Health Law

    An issue which has arisen recently in practice, is whether or not a participant in the NSW Lifetime Care and Support Scheme (whether interim or permanent) can elect to 'withdraw' from the Scheme and refuse services provided by the Scheme, and...