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Transformational Reform Required: Significant Changes Ahead for the Aged Care Sector

Australia - March 8 2021 The final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was published on 1 March 2021 (the Final Report). The Final Report's…

Jehan-Philippe Wood, Lucinda Lyons, Nicole Wearne.

Australian Medical Liability: Year in Review

Australia, United Kingdom - February 8 2021 Jennifer Masson suffered a severe asthma attack on 21 July 2002, leaving her in a vegetative state with severe and irreversible brain damage. She…

Hannah Glover, Jacinta Long, Jehan-Philippe Wood, Lucinda Lyons, Michelle Dunne, Ross Donaldson.

Telemedicine: Huge advantages but risks need to be considered

Asia-Pacific - December 17 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to accelerate the demand for telemedicine services in the Asia Pacific region, as people are reluctant to attend…

Gloria Jones.

Warning to healthcare liability insurers - Medicare high cost claims scheme only indemnifies claims against individual practitioners not their employers

Australia - November 20 2020 If a claim for damages is brought against a medical practitioner's employer and not the individual practitioner, is the employer's Insurer entitled to…

Nicole Wearne.

Case note - Yeung v Santosa Realty Co Pty Ltd [No 2] [2020] VSCA 29

Australia - July 22 2020 Property manager liability -. Delegated duties exposes agent. Landlord recovers fully from managing agent for claim by injured tenant for failing to…

Ross Donaldson.