Limitation period extended in foster care sexual abuse case7 July 2022 | Insurance & Health Law
The Queensland Court of Appeal held that new evidence of prior knowledge by the respondents of sexual misconduct by a foster child placed in the appellant’s care was a ‘material fact of a decisive character’ under section 31 of the Limitation of Actions Act 1974. The court made an order to...
The height of insignificance9 August 2021 | Insurance & Health Law
The NSW District Court held a 5 – 10mm footpath height differential posed an insignificant risk within the meaning of section 5B(1)(b) of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)