Liability for Third Party Posts on Social Media

Liability for Third Party Posts on Social Media

Voller v Natiowide News Pty Ltd [2019] NSWSC 766FACTSA news article was published by several media corporations, and links to this article were subsequently posted on their corresponding public Facebook pages. There were a number of comments made on these Facebook...
Bankruptcy or Part IX / X Agreement?

Bankruptcy or Part IX / X Agreement?

INTRODUCTIONIf you are unable to get your debts under control, it might be time to think about taking action. Two common solutions are signing a debt agreement or filing for bankruptcy.Bankruptcy is a process where a bankruptcy trustee is appointed to administer your...
Anti Political Discrimination $1.45 M

Anti Political Discrimination $1.45 M

Davis v Metro North Hospital and Health Service & Ors [2019] QCAT 18BRIEF FACTS The applicant in this matter, a politician who publicly criticised the government, applied for a medical officer position at a hospital. This role for which he was the only qualified...
Damages or Debt? Retention of Title…

Damages or Debt? Retention of Title…

Garmin v B & K Holdings (Qld) Pty Ltd [2018] QCA 353This case was an appeal against a refusal of the primary judge to grant summary judgment. RELEVANT GLOSSARY A claim for damages is a claim for compensation for a loss suffered by one person as the result of...
Knock Knock, It’s Anton Piller Time

Knock Knock, It’s Anton Piller Time

An Anton Piller Order is one of two civil litigation procedures commonly regarded as “legal nuclear weapons”, the other being the Mareva Injunction Order. It is a confronting measure, only taken when there is genuine concern that documents or materials upon which an...