Australian Medical Liability, 5th edition

A handbook for lawyers and non-lawyers alike

Published: 01 June, 2024

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Australian Medical Liability, 5th edition is a practical reference, source book and commentary for legal practitioners interested in Australian medical liability law.  It is also an accessible guide for medical and other health practitioners, law students and medical students seeking insights into Australian medical liability as it continues to develop.



  • Updates the law, notably in relation to the peer opinion defence following the NSW Court of Appeal decision in Dean v Pope
  • Cases decided from 2021 onwards added
  • Includes new chapters on the voluntary assisted dying legislation throughout most of Australia and on statutory schemes that provide “no fault” benefits when a person suffers injuries or disabilities in circumstances which may include medical advice or treatment – the Covid-19 Vaccine Claim Scheme and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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  • Luntz & Harder, Luntz Assessment of Damages for Personal Injury and Death, 5th edition
  • Hobbs, Wrongful Death Claims: A Practical Guide

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