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Morocz v Marshman [2015] NSWSC 149

This interlocutory judgement involved a consideration of the admissibility of the plaintiff’s expert evidence.

Ordinarily, a defendant who objects to the admissibility of another party’s expert evidence would put the party on notice of the issues before trial and then raise the objection to that evidence at the appropriate time during the hearing. 454 more words

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Medical Board of Australia v Zebic (Review and Regulation) [2015] VCAT 139

These proceedings dealt with an application to lift a medical practitioner’s suspension for drug abuse and illnesses, including a personality disorder, and permit her to return to practice. 350 more words

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Health Care Complaints Commission v Black (No 2) [2015] NSWCATOD 5

The Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) prosecuted Mr Robert Black, a former Wagga Wagga based osteopath, before the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal.

The complaint against Mr Black included allegations that he had engaged in improper conduct towards four female patients between 1970 and 2011 during the course of providing them with treatment as an osteopath. 161 more words

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Portia Gatti bhnf Rebecca Gatti v Calvary Health Care Riverina Limited [2015] NSWSC 101

The Supreme Court of NSW was recently asked to approve an agreement reached between a hospital and plaintiff for the proceedings to be discontinued against the hospital, but to remain on foot against the other defendant, a medical practitioner. 348 more words

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Smythe v Burgman [2015] NSWSC 150

The plaintiff failed in her application to have the hearing date (set to commence in 2 and a half weeks after the application was filed) in this medical negligence claim vacated. 573 more words

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A Legal Analysis of Shaken Baby Syndrome.

Shaken Baby Syndrome: A Differential Diagnosis of Justice, by Ken Strutin, LLRX.com


When King Solomon resolved history’s best-known custody dispute, he implicitly divined that the death of the absent child was due to accidental infanticide, not intentional homicide.

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