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  1. Changes in prescribing Hydroxychloroquine due to COVID-19

    26 March 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat conditions (including malaria and rheumatoid arthritis) and may potentially be used to treat COVID-19. To avoid shortage concerns in Australia, the Department of Health made the Poisons Standard Amendment...

  2. Ready to Ride? The proper delegation of State’s statutory function; reliance on expert witnesses and obvious risk

    25 March 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The plaintiff suffered serious injury in a motocross accident and sued the State of NSW. The plaintiff’s claim rested on an allegation that the State had improperly issued a licence to a motocross track which was non-compliant with relevant...

  3. Covid-19 and its impact on employers and employees - an FAQ

    23 March 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    Social distancing and working from home are new norms for many in Australia. With closures of non-essential services, the prospect of a prolonged significant economic downturn as share markets drop dramatically across the world has become all too real....

  4. Case Collective | March 2020

    23 March 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The March 2020 edition of Case Collective is essential reading for anyone needing to stay across the most recent decisions on a wide range of issues including policy interpretation; the negligence of legal & financial professionals; liability f...

  5. The Checkup Episode 14: On the frontline of COVID-19 with Dr Lai Heng Foong

    19 March 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Coronavirus, or COVID-19, was first discovered in Wuhan (China) in January this year and has rapidly spread throughout the world causing mass fear and panic on an immense scale. In this episode, BN’s Kate Hickey sits down with Dr Lai Heng...

  6. When a Solicitor Sues for Psychiatric Injury

    19 March 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Victorian Office of Public Prosecutions was found to have breached its duty to prevent psychiatric injury to an employed solicitor who was exposed to graphic and disturbing content in the course of her employment in the Specialist Sexual Offences...

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