Category: Injury Compensation Law

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POSTED: 18 May 2018
A man, who was rendered a paraplegic during surgery, and successfully sued the orthopaedic surgeon and anaesthetist for more than $3.8m at first instance, has had his judgment partially overturne...
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POSTED: 08 May 2018
A husband and wife, who both suffered psychological harm following the stillbirth of their first child, have successfully sued both the hospital and the obstetrician in negligence, with the Supre...
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POSTED: 16 Apr 2018
On 29 August 2013, Francesco Puleio was an employee of Olam Orchards Australia Pty Ltd and was working at the “Annuello” orchard in Wemen, Western Victoria. He died when a slasher, which was atta...
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POSTED: 13 Apr 2018
A man, who suffered serious injuries in a helicopter crash in the Northern Territory, has now had his claim for damages extinguished, with the Supreme Court of the Northern Territory finding that...
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POSTED: 10 Apr 2018
A woman, who was injured when her trolley hit her shin as she was trying to go through the entry gates at Aldi, and successfully sued Aldi at first instance, has now been unsuccessful on appeal.
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POSTED: 03 Apr 2018
The Federal Court held that Heinz represented that three of its Little Kids SHREDZ fruit products were beneficial to the health of toddlers (aged 1–3 years) when the products were not beneficial ...
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POSTED: 20 Mar 2018
On 12 August 2014, Louisa Dow was driving home from work. Her vehicle was stationary in a slip lane for traffic turning when Mahmoud Elbarbary’s vehicle collided with the rear of her vehicle. The...
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POSTED: 13 Mar 2018
On 19 November 2013, Janette Stewart underwent surgery at Port Macquarie Private Hospital to remove a mass found on her left kidney. During the course of the operation, ligaclips were applied to ...
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POSTED: 15 Dec 2017
Mr Whittingham, the Applicant, severely injured his back, right shoulder and ribs, whilst at his work Christmas party in 2008.
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