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Eastbury v Genea Genetics [2014] NSWSC 1793 

This matter dealt with an application to extend the limitation period to bring proceedings. The claim arises as a result of the plaintiffs’ two sons being diagnosed with genetic mutations consistent with Fragile X Syndrome and allegations that the defendant’s failure to provide test results of the first plaintiff’s carrier status for Fragile X Syndrome was negligent and resulted in mental harm and economic loss to the plaintiffs. 215 more words

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HCCC v Ivitis [2014] NSWCATOD 148

In this matter a general practitioner admitted that he was guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct and professional misconduct in relation to his prescription of various restricted drugs and drugs of addiction. 156 more words

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Powney v Kerang and District Health [2014] VSCA 221

The plaintiff in this matter suffered a left upper arm abscess and septicaemia following an injection of pethidine for post-operative pain relief. The abscess required surgical drainage and the plaintiff commenced proceedings in Victoria against the hospital alleging negligence. 387 more words

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All Types Of 2015 Internet Privacy Protection Sites.

Guide To Privacy Resources 2015, by Marcus P. Zillman, LLRX.com

http://www.llrx.com/features/privacyresources2015.htm

The Guide to Privacy Resources 2015 is a comprehensive listing of privacy resources currently available on the Internet.

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Just in Time for the Holidays: Another HIPAA Settlement

On December 2, 2014, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Anchorage Community Mental Health Services, Inc., (ACMHS) entered into a Resolution Agreement and Corrective Action Plan (CAP) to settle alleged violations of the HIPAA Security Rule… 404 more words

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Zarb v Fitzgerald [2014] QDC 281

These District Court of Queensland proceedings dealt with an application to commence proceedings pursuant to s43 of the Personal Injuries Proceedings Act 2002 (“PIPA”).

The applicant alleged that he suffered injury in December 2012 as a result of medical treatment. 238 more words

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Rosser v Health Care Complaints Commission [2014] NSWCATAD 214

The Civil and Administrative Tribunal of NSW (NCAT) were required to consider a decision made by the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) to deny Mrs Rosser access to their documents in relation to their investigation of a complaint made by her against a psychiatrist. 302 more words

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