Mondaq Australia: Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration
Jones Day
Large-scale class actions have become a common feature of the legal landscape in Australia.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
For defamation, media companies are considered primary publishers of third party comments on their public Facebook pages.
Cooper Grace Ward
This case highlights the difficulties that plaintiffs continue to face in footpath claims against public authorities.
Madgwicks
What is the fine line between someone sharing their honest opinion in the review and that review becoming defamatory?
Kott Gunning
If this Bill becomes law, it will be interesting to see how a class actions regime affects the WA litigation landscape.
Kott Gunning
The Magistrates Court of WA seems to have "re-activated" cases that were thought to have been dismissed for inactivity.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This case serves as a reminder that a funded liquidator and insolvent plaintiff may not justify an order for security.
Carroll & O'Dea
Personal injury claims vary according to facts and circumstances, so this is a general guide to the progress of a matter.
MDC Legal
The teachers were ordered to pay their former employer's indemnity costs, after they refused the settlement offer.
Marque Lawyers
Wendy Dent's defamation claim against Don Burke failed, but the decision leaves the door open for more claims like this.
Gilchrist Connell
The decision has implications as to how companies should manage their Facebook pages to avoid possible defamation claims.
Cooper Grace Ward
The companies did 'publish' the comments, in that they provided the opportunity for the comments on their Facebook page.
KordaMentha
The assessment of loss in a shareholder class action often depends on how lawyers, on behalf of claimants, frame damages.
KordaMentha
The principles of value established in this native title case could also relate to other intangible personal rights.
MDC Legal
They were ordered to pay the employer's costs on an indemnity basis, as they unreasonably refused the settlement offer.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This case is important for those drafting statements of claim containing a global claim or modified total costs claim.
Bartier Perry
Institutions should consider opting into the National Redress Scheme to address any claims of childhood sexual abuse.
Clyde & Co
Murphy Operator Pty Ltd and two other plaintiffs have commenced a class action against Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd (GPC) for loss and damage alleged to have arisen from GPC's Gladstone Port
Law In Order
A Managed Document Review team could assist to accurately review the documents in time for the disclosure deadline.
Law In Order
eHearings can reduce costs, increase efficiency and give everyone more time to focus on the content of the case.
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Clyde & Co
To many he is a longstanding symbol of conservative Australian Catholicism whose aggressive reputation in respect of the defence of historical child sexual abuse cases involving the Catholic Church was confirmed...
Law In Order
This client needed to review email data to provide a hyperlinked list of the most relevant documents for their barrister.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Sending a careless message via email or social media increases the risk of a defamation claim, by providing evidence.
Swaab
Some employers in NSW are not aware of the implications of evidence acquired through workplace surveillance activities.
Cooper Grace Ward
The purpose of engaging in Family Dispute Resolution (FDR) or mediation is to resolve matters before applying to court.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This article details rules that an accountant should be aware of if appointed as a single expert in family law matters.
MDC Legal
They were ordered to pay the employer's costs on an indemnity basis, as they unreasonably refused the settlement offer.
Carroll & O'Dea
Personal injury claims vary according to facts and circumstances, so this is a general guide to the progress of a matter.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This shipping video discusses when equitable set off can be validly used to deduct cross claims under charterparties.
Kott Gunning
The Magistrates Court of WA seems to have "re-activated" cases that were thought to have been dismissed for inactivity.
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