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LIJ September 2010

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Cover Story

Loss of a chance in medical negligence

The High Court has closed the door on loss of a chance claims in medical negligence - for now.

By Dimitra Dubrow

medical negligence

Feature Articles

Drink,  drive  - bloody intricate

drink-driving

Drink, drive - bloody intricate

Analysing instruments, blood tests, time limits and abuse of power all feature in recent drink-driving decisions.

By Warwick J.Walsh-Buckley

Fishing  in secret  waters preliminary discovery in intellectual property matters

intellectual property

Fishing in secret waters preliminary discovery in intellectual property matters

A series of intellectual property cases has clarified the requirements for preliminary discovery where a party is unsure whether to commence proceedings.

By Richard McCormack

Phantom treasure unearthing mutual trust and confidence in Australian employment law

employment contracts

Phantom treasure unearthing mutual trust and confidence in Australian employment law

The implied term of mutual trust and confidence between employers and employees has been recognised in the UK, but is not easy to find in Australian case law.

By Emma Goodwin, Lauren Wiese and Leigh Howard

 



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Editorial committee

Chair: Gerry Bean Members:  Tony Burke, Geoff Gronow, Melissa Macken, Chris Molnar, Cameron Ross and Carolyn Ford.

 

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