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Theatres 5 & 6, Level 7, 1 O'Connell Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

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Area of Interest: Personal injury law

This seminar will focus upon current issues in Personal Injury Law including vicarious liability, worker's compensation, motor accident injuries act update and public liability.


CPD units: Four (4)
Knowledge area: Substantive law
Cost: $396 - $440


Topic 1: Workers compensation update - Legislative developments and case law update

  • Workers Compensation legislative amendment update
  • Jurisdiction of the Commission to determine permanent impairment and weekly payment disputes
  • Recent Court of Appeal and Presidential decisions

Topic 2: Vicarious liability – Recent common law and legislative changes

  • Recent decisions here and in UK
  • NSW legislation to overturn the Ellis defence - its strengths and weaknesses
  • Uncertainty in the common law position in Australia

Topic 3: Motor Accident Injuries Act update

  • MAIA structure - how does the new Scheme work?
  • Key areas for disputation - minor injury and most at fault
  • Scheme performance - the first 12 months
  • A role for lawyers?

Topic 4: A look at sport, leisure and recreational activities

  • Obvious risk
  • Dangerous recreational activities
  • Risk warnings
  • Waivers and limitation o fliability clauses
  • Contributory negligence

Chair:
Renée Sadler, Accredited Personal Injury Law Specialist and Partner, Sparke Helmore Lawyers

Speakers:
Christopher Lehmann, Special Counsel, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers|
Dr Andrew Morrison RFD SC, Barrister, Wardell Chambers
Ian Jones, Partner, Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Rachael Arnold, Partner, Hall & Wilcox


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