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Costs decision cuts deep

United Kingdom - June 27 2018 Following the successful appeal in medical negligence proceedings, a surgeon (Dr Gray) filed a notice of motion to vary the Court of Appeal’s costs...

David Short, Holly Turner.


Court of Appeal decides cap and collar does not fit

Australia - June 20 2018 The NSW Court of Appeal delivered judgment on 16 May 2018 in Weir Services Australia v AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance 2018 NSWCA 100. The Court...

David Short, Natasha Curry.


Hospital passes the test on second attempt

Canada - April 27 2018 The Court of Appeal has considered the proper application of Section 5O of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) (CLA) in South Western Sydney Local...

David Short.


The importance of a good night’s sleep - hospital and psychiatrist asleep at the wheel

Australia - December 22 2017 The District Court of New South Wales recently considered the duty of care owed by a hospital and treating psychiatrist to a patient who suffered...

David Short.


Surgery leads to paraplegia and liability

Australia - June 6 2017 The Supreme Court of New South Wales considered the duty of care owed by an orthopaedic surgeon and anaesthetist to a patient during an operative...

David Short.