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Changes to Queensland laws to do away with restrictive time limits for certain child sexual and physical abuse compensation claims don’t go far enough and should be amended as a priority in 2017.
That’s the view of Brisbane injury compensation law specialist Trent Johnson who said recent legislation passed by the Queensland State Parliament, while removing the existing time limits for...Read more
Queensland should match a New South Wales law change and remove restrictive time limits for certain sexual and physical abuse compensation claims.
Brisbane compensation law expert Mark O’Connor says the NSW State parliament has voted to remove the limitation periods that have previously blocked claims made more than...Read more
Miller v Lithgow City Council  NSW SC 1579
Judgment was given in the Supreme Court of New South Wales late last year in a tragic case involving an experienced but young swimmer who became a tetraplegic after diving into the shallow end of the Lithgow swimming pool.
The young girl was 12 at the time of the accident. She had been given exercises by her school's...Read more