Health Alert (Australia) - 14 October 2013

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In This Issue:

- Judgments

- Legislation

- Reports

- Excerpt from Judgments:

JUDGMENTS -

Commonwealth -

8 October 2013 - Faye Mason v Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission [2013] AATA 717 -

Compensation - Military rehabilitation and compensation - claim for compensation for dependants of deceased member - member suffered from hypertension – member died from sudden cardiac death during a service approved football match – whether death was a service death - whether member received appropriate clinical treatment of hypertension from RAAF medical staff – no material contribution - decision affirmed.

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Topics:  Australia, Discrimination, Healthcare, Hospitals, Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Military Service Members, Physicians, Racial Discrimination, Surgery

Published In: Health Updates, Insurance Updates, International Trade Updates, Professional Malpractice Updates

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