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Health Law Bulletin May 2013
Health Law Bulletin May 2013
Our health, aged care and life sciences team discuss a range of topical health, life sciences, medico-legal, retirement living and aged care, not-for-profit, social media, privacy and employment issues.
Judgment was handed down recently by His Honour Justice Hall of the Supreme Court following our application for Administrative Review of the CARS decision of Elyse White following CARS General Assessment on 16 April 2012. The application related to her award for economic loss. Partner Wendy MacDonnell discusses the Court win and landmark decision.
In a judgment handed down in the NSW Supreme Court, the Court was asked to determine whether an action for recovery of repair costs may be sought by an insurer, under its right of subrogation, after settlement of recovery of rental car costs had been already finalised by consent judgment. Special Counsel Peter Bennett and Graduate Lawyer Madeleine Bertrand review this recent judgement.
Ensuring that your organisation has clearly defined policies concerning sexual harassment is something most organisations are on top of. But what happens if that policy falls short on detail? Partner Robin Young looks at what happened when one employer left out important wording and found it was vicariously liable for the actions of an employee.
How to protect confidential information
How does an employer protect confidential information from misuse by former employees? Partner Robin Young and Senior Associate Nick Read provide a guide for protecting confidential workplace information.