LexisNexis Annotated Acts: Annotated Civil Liability Legislation - Queensland, 3rd Edition
|Author(s) :||Douglas, R J; Mullins, G R; Grant, S R|
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|Published :||September, 2012|
Annotated Civil Liability Legislation: Queensland, 3rd edition is the essential companion for practitioners engaged in the conduct of negligence claims, whether in a commercial or personal injury context. This well-renowned title is a unique and practical guide to the interpretation and application of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld).
The publication of this 3rd edition coincides with the 10 year anniversary of the enactment of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld), one of the most important pieces of legislation in Queensland's recent history. Annotated Civil Liability Legislation - Queensland has been updated to include comprehensive treatment of the proportionate liability provisions of the Act, which have changed the face of the conduct of commercial and property damage claims arising in claims for negligence and statutory misleading or deceptive conduct. It also contains cross-references to the cognate provisions of the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld), which from 1 July 2010 largely adopted the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld) provisions.
The well-defined annotated format of this text affords practitioners commencement and application information, expert commentary by reference to case law and journal treatment, together with cross-referencing to interstate and federal analogues.
· Practical guide to the interpretation of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld)
· Useful cross references to the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (QLD) enabling broader use
· New content on changes to the assessment of personal injury general damages quantum
· Easy to access table of Injury Scale Values
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Douglas, Mullins and Grant, Civil Liability Australia, LexisNexis Looseleaf, 2006
Douglas SC, R
Richard Douglas SC is a Senior Counsel in practice at the Queensland Bar. He has appeared in many of the Queensland cases concerning the proper construction of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld), the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) and the Personal Injury Proceedings Act 2002 (Qld). Click here to view his author profile.
Mullins, G R
Gerard Mullins is a respected authority on personal injury and tort law in Queensland and has written and presented extensively on tort related topics. He is currently a barrister in practice at the Queensland Bar and was formerly a lecturer and tutor in tort law at the Queensland University of Technology.
Simon Grant is a barrister in practice at the Queensland Bar. He was the government policy officer involved in development of the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld) and its regulation. His work since that time has involved a wide range of civil liability, workers' compensation, administrative law, resources law, mines safety and health prosecution matters.