Pulse - Issue 4

Pulse Issue 4 - 4 September 2013

Summary

Welcome to Issue 4 of Pulse, a quarterly publication by Lander & Rogers’ Health Law & Litigation team with information on topical issues and developments in Australian medical and health liability.  In this issue of Pulse, we discuss:

  • The challenges faced by the aged care sector in striking an appropriate balance 
    between human rights and the best interests of residents.
  • The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and its potential impact on 
    litigation.
  • The current review of Victoria’s Wrongs Act 1958.
  • Recent decisions highlighting some of the difficulties of assessing 
    general damages for grief, and the importance of causation in medical 
    negligence cases.

We hope that you enjoy reading this edition of Pulse and we welcome your feedback. If you have comments, queries or suggestions for topics that you would like us to cover in future editions, please contact us at pulse@landers.com.au or speak with your usual Lander & Rogers contact.

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