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Third party liable to contribute to damages for injury caused by negligence of another
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 20 2019

The WA Court of Appeal has upheld a District Court judge’s decision apportioning 25 liability to Harvey Norman, in a case involving a customer


Defendant Knows Best: Reliance on an Expert’s “Superior Knowledge” as a basis for Postponing the Limitation Period
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • February 20 2019

One of the ways a limitation period can now be postponed in Ontario occurs where a plaintiff relies on the "superior knowledge" of the defendant who


New study reveals high success rates for hip and knee replacement surgery
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2019

Researchers from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have recently published their findings from a study which shows that


Don’t Let Your Guard Down
  • Hesketh Henry
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • February 19 2019

The risks arising from the use of unguarded machinery are well-known to the point of being blindingly obvious. The measures to ensure the safe


Lack of Contemporaneous Medical Records and Inconsistencies in Evidence
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 18 2019

When medico-legal evidence from competing orthopaedic surgeons is consistent, practitioners generally expect that evidence to be accepted by the


Miss Shahrab Asim Burney (a minor by her litigation friend Mr M A Y Burney) v Iceland Foods Ltd
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2019

The Claimant, a child aged 6, brought a claim under the Occupiers Liability Act, alleging that she had been struck by an automatic opening swing door


To Tell P or Not To Tell P? A Court of Protection Conundrum
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2019

Under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Deputies appointed by the Court of Protection have a duty to involve P, as far as possible, in the decisions being


Shaftedbut was it during the course and scope of employment?
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 12 2019

In terms of s35(1) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, No 130 of 1993 (COIDA), an employee who suffers an occupational


The Government Actuary's Department: Moving towards the review of the discount rate
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2019

“After the Civil Liability Bill received Royal Assent on 20 December 2018 the Lord Chancellor has 90 days to start a review of the rate and then must


Claimant retains burden of proving negligence: trial judge’s decision a step too far
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2019

Where the Claimant alleges that an accident occurred due to a negligent failure to inspect or maintain equipment, does the fact that the Defendant