Giving evidence in court - tips and traps for medical professionals who may be called on as an expert witness12 April 2019 | Insurance & Health Law
A medical practitioner may be called as a witness to give evidence in court, and the evidence provided by doctors can assist the Court in making informed and fair decisions. Giving evidence in court can be a daunting experience, but knowing the protocols...
Despite an employer’s intentions to the contrary, if it looks like a contract for service, it’s more often than not a contract for service10 April 2019 | Insurance & Health Law
The Supreme Court of Tasmania allowed the appellant worker’s appeal against a decision of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal, finding that the appellant was a worker for the purposes of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation...
Do you know really who your clients are?10 April 2019 | Insurance & Health Law
The New South Wales Court of Appeal allowed the appellant’s appeal against the decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, finding that there was a solicitor/client relationship between the appellant and the respondent solicitors despite the...
Privacy, data and information sharing laws - where we've come from and where we're going8 April 2019 | Insurance & Health Law
There’s been an ever increasing push for regulatory reform around data – how it’s used, shared and kept safe, particularly in relation to the personal information of individuals. Last year was a big year of change for the management of...
Liability for compensation for death of volunteer firefighter – who should pay?3 April 2019 | Insurance & Health Law
City’s liability to pay compensation (and hold relevant insurances) for death arising in a volunteer fire fighting capacity is greater than that of the State. In Issue Whether compensation for injury for the purposes of the Bush Fires Act 1954 (WA)...
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