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Health Alert (Australia) - August 11, 2014

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In This Issue: Judgments; Legislation; and Reports. - Excerpt from Judgments: Western Australia (WA) - 4 August 2014 - Frew v Donate Life (N.M.A.H.S.) [2014] WADC 96 - Workers' compensation - appeal...more

Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Round Up - May 26, 2011

by Howard Ankin on

Here’s what other personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers have been talking about over the past few weeks: Are Congress’s Med Mal Reform Efforts Unconstitutional? (TortsProfBlog) North Carolina Proposes to...more

Extraordinary Writs Newsletter, Vol. 1, Issue 1

Extraordinary Writs is a newsletter published by Jordan Coyne & Savits LLP covering recent developments concerning civil litigation defense in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia....more

Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Round Up

by Howard Ankin on

Here’s what other personal injury and workers’ compensation lawyers have been talking about over the past few weeks: Truck Driver Has A Duty Not To Park Along Roadside (Day on Torts); Does Michigan have more truck...more

The New World of Work

by Marco Swart on

What are the trends going to be for personnel management in the years to come? From an employment law point of view, how will companies and employees relate to each other in these changing times? These questions were central...more

The Firm Inquiry

by Brown & James, P.C. on

The Firm Inquiry is a quarterly publication of Brown & James and offers legal updates, impacts of decisions and news from Missouri, Illinois, Kansas and Arkansas....more

Discussion of the defence of consent within the tort of battery context

by Krishan Thakker on

“If a person consents to what would otherwise be an unlawful touching, there can be no battery.” The issues which the preceding statement refers to revolve around how the defence of consent operates in the Law of...more

Is it always true that the reasonable person test 'eliminates the personal equation' (Glasgow Corp v Muir, per Lord MacMillan)?

by Krishan Thakker on

Negligence consists of falling below the standard of care required in the circumstances to protect others from the unreasonable risk of harm. Generally, the law regards this standard of care objectively, demanded by the...more

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