Opening the door on police’s duty of care


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Defining ‘Full Time Student’ for beneficial legislation

This recent case of Marsh v Transport Accident Commission [2020] VSC 228 now provides that a full-time student can be “extending to a student who has completed year 12, has either applied for an offer of a tertiary place or enrolled in a tertiary course, and is waiting for the academic period to commence.”


WorkCover: You cannot be serious!

John McEnroe’s famous edict can strike a shiver down the spine of any plaintiff personal injury lawyer. This is because proof of ‘serious injury’ is the threshold for making a common law claim for damages under either the WorkCover or TAC schemes.