The High Court’s decision in Masson v. Parsons & Ors  HCA 2, makes it clear that there are circumstances in which a sperm donor can be recognised under the law as a “parent”.
Her Honour, Richards J, has awarded Robinson Gill client, Mr Ethan Cruse, $400,000 for the “abuse of power” he was subjected to on the evening of 18 April 2015 during a home raid carried out by specialists units of Victoria Police.
This article, ‘Opening the door on police’s duty of care’, by Yusur Al-Azzawi, first appeared in Precedent, the journal of the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA), issue 153, July/August 2019, pp22-6. It has been reproduced with the kind permission of both the author and the ALA.
In the Full Court decision, the appellant, Mr Jennings was successful in having a summary judgement against him quashed which had held his statement of claim for a negligence claim did not plead an arguable cause of action per rules 193 & 232 of the District Court Civil Rules 2006 (SA) (DCR).
In a recent South Australian case of Coulter & Coulter (No.2)  FCCA 1290, the mother sought to introduce evidence of two video recordings she secretly made when the father attended changeover at her home, and two audio recordings that she made of private conversations between the children and the father.
Elizabeth is 83 years old and she cares for her daughter Jane. Jane is 44 years old and has Downs syndrome. Jane still lives at home and depends on Elizabeth for her accommodation.
A general power of attorney authorises a person to act on your behalf. The scope of this authority and the duration of its effect will depend on the terms of the power as determined by you.
Ms Attanayake’s lodged a WorkCover claim for anxiety and depression caused by sexual harassment, bullying and threats during her work.
Anna Vadaketh of Robinson Gill reported in a blog on 7 June 2018 about a proposed amendment to the Transport Accident Act (TAA), which governs TAC claims. We are pleased to advise that this has now come into effect.