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The NSW Court of Appeal explains the effects of the 2012 amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 in relation to claims for damages by non-workers for nervous shock injuries in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Thearle  NSWCA 303.
Recent Queensland professional liability cases illustrate the influence of rule 5 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) (UCPR) on the court's decisions to dismiss claims were the plaintiffs have been dilatory in prosecuting them.
Insurance is designed to protect an insured from losses caused by their inadvertence or events outside their control. A critical challenge for insurers is assessing when the insured's conduct has gone beyond mere inadvertence and evolved into recklessness.
Prince Alfred College Incorporated v ADC  HCA 37