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.
April 17, 2018
Govier v The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (Q)  HCA Trans 65 (13 April 2018) On 13 April 2018,…Continue reading
May 17, 2016
VWA v Monash University  VSC 178 (McDonald J., 22 April 2016) Introduction This recent Supreme Court of Victoria decision exemplifies…Continue reading
Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) v Miller; Miller v Lithgow City Council  NSWCA 320
March 21, 2016
As a postscript to our Legal Directions article dated 27 October 2015 – which dealt with the NSW Court of Appeal…Continue reading