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Mental Harm

Case studies: Mental Harm

The Courts have experienced a large increase in claims by people who allege to have suffered pure mental harm as the result of witnessing a person being killed, injured or put in peril caused by the negligence of another. The …

Duty Of Care

Case study: Holroyd City Council v Zaiter [2014]

Just after his 9th birthday in March 2008, Joey Zaiter suffered a brain injury when he lost control of a bicycle he was riding down an unfamiliar grass slope and fell into a 2m deep concrete drainage channel at …