Remedies: Loss of a Chance

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CPD Points 1

  • C4: Substantive Law (1)

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Remedies: Loss of a Chance

The Honourable Justice James Edelman was appointed to the Supreme Court of Western Australia on 25 July 2011.

Course Summary

This seminar is a detailed outline and analysis of the law surrounding the recovery of compensation for the loss of a chance, particularly in the area of medical claims.

Course Details

This seminar is a must for lawyers who practice in the area of tort or contract, or those with an interest in exploring more than just the letter of the law.

The seminar covers in detail:

  • the law of recovery for loss of a chance generally;
  • the law of recovery for loss of chance in medical cases;
  • all the recent and leading authorities in this area;
  • an analysis of the reasoning for the limitations on recovery for loss of a chance in medical matters; and
  • a discussion of ways in which the law in this area could develop.

Complete this seminar for a thought provoking discussion of a fascinating area of the law from one of WA's pre-eminent jurisprudential thinkers.