The Stolen Generations: a struggle for justice

Members of the Stolen Generations have faced a number of barriers when attempting compensation claims through the courts. By MAITHRI PANAGODA AM.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme: advice on compensation recovery

The roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will see an increasing need for lawyers to be familiar with the scheme. By BILL…

Limitation periods for child abuse actions retrospectively abolished

Limitation periods for personal injuries damages claims arising from child abuse have been retrospectively abolished. By KERRY SMITH and ABIGAIL TILSBURY.

Don’t let your claim for damages perish

In Perisher Blue Pty Limited v Nair-Smith, the NSW Court of Appeal considered whether it was necessary to determine the precise source of a plaintiff’s…

Recent application of the advocates immunity doctrine

Young v Hones [2014] NSWCA 337 and White v Forster [2014] NSWSC 1767, illustrate that advocates’ immunity can be a basis to seek summary dismissal of a claim…