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Consumer Law and Public Health Services

A recent Supreme Court case which concerned allegation of defamation (reported here on 26 September 2016) also raised the important issue of whether the sending of an email by a paediatrician was a breach of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). 
  • 4 Oct 2016

Doctors expression of concern regarding school hearing tests not defamatory

A recent decision in the Supreme Court was required to consider whether a paediatrician and health service, being vicariously liable for the paediatrician, had defamed a director of a company or engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct.
  • 26 Sep 2016

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