Archive for May 2016

Administrative Law

Ali v AAI Limited [2016] NSWCA 110 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW – judicial review – motor vehicle accident – review of certificate of medical assessor – scope of statutory duty to give reasons – extent of reference to large volume of material supplied by parties – relevant consideration – obligation to consider matters identified by statute –…

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Medical negligence

  Kwong v Abdulwahab [2016] NSWCA 107 APPEAL – civil – whether primary judge erred in findings of fact – challenge to findings of fact without foundation – findings of fact supported by evidence – no material errors made DAMAGES – negligent medical treatment – injury to plaintiff’s right hand – liability admitted – past…

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Advocates' immunity

Legal practitioners – Negligence – Advocate’s immunity from suit – Advice given out of court – Where advice given by advocate led to agreed settlement of proceedings – Where terms of settlement reflected in consent orders made by court and court’s noting of agreement – Where negligence proceedings issued in respect of advice – Whether…

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