February GD News 2016

Victory for Councils – Section 45 Defence Prevails
Discharging a duty of care can involve doing nothing at all
Vicissitude reductions on damages awarded for future losses based on life expectancy
A small mistake can have big consequences
The danger of attempting to retrospectively imply terms into a contract

Employment Roundup
High Court extends reach of “sham contracting” prohibitions

Workers Compensation Roundup
WIRO – the First Review
Limitations to Reconsideration Applications of Medical Assessment Certificates

CTP Roundup
A single vehicle – can it be a Blameless Accident?
Where plaintiffs are just as – if not more – liable: causation

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