Nicotra v State of Queensland [2017] QSC 303 Burns J The applicant was 15 months old when she sustained severe brain damage in 1998 allegedly caused by deficiencies in treatment provided to her during the course of two separate hospital admissions that year. As a consequence of her injuries, the applicant was left profoundly disabled...
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Case & Anor v Eaton & Anor [2016] QSC 239 The decision is of interest because in similar factual circumstances, his Honour Henry J declined to follow his Honour Boddice J in Maggs v RACQ Insurance Limited [2016] QSC 41 In issue was whether fund management fees could be recovered for an infant whose claim had...
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Hewitt v Bayntun & Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd [2015] QSC 250 McMeekin J His Honour considered whether a claim compromised in sum of $1,000,000 was required to be sanctioned pursuant to s59 Public Trustee Act 1978 (Qld) and whether an administrator should be appointed – ‘a person with impaired capacity for a matter within the meaning of the...
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