We represented a kindergarten at a high-profile inquest into the death of a child, allegedly due to anaphylactic shock. The parents of the child, who had a severe nut allergy, believed that kindergarten staff had exposed the child to peanuts. However, our lawyers obtained medical evidence that the child’s death may have been due to a congenital heart condition. The coroner delivered an open finding and the flagged compensation claim by the parents did not eventuate.
Brisbane decision demonstrates documented & compelling evidence crucial to assessment of psychological injury
April 21, 2016
Introduction The plaintiff suffered personal injury at the Woodford Folk Festival on 1 January 2008 (the incident), when a stand with…Continue reading
January 21, 2016
Introduction In 1995, the High Court of Australia in Bryan v Maloney (1995) 182 CLR 609 found that a builder of…Continue reading
December 5, 2018
Single v Workers Compensation Nominal Insurer – NSW Dust Diseases Tribunal, 30 November 2018 Introduction In Single, Russell SC DCJ of…Continue reading