Serious harm    May 12, 2022

Wilks v Qu (Ruling)

Preliminary hearing on serious harm element granted to defendant … Powerlifting heavyweight suing over allegations of sexual harassment … Consideration of “as soon as practicable” … “Special circumstances” … Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports … more

 

Serious harm    March 21, 2022

Serious harm

Commentary and analysis … Serious harm … Newman v Whittington … A separate element of the cause of action … When is serious harm determined? … Common law principles unsettled … Publication … Presumption of damage … Significant implications … Statutory interpretation … Professor David Rolph writes … more

 

Serious harm    November 20, 2021

Rader v Haines

NSW District Court … Publication of email from plaintiff’s parents-in-law to his parents in England … English law to be applied … Serious harm threshold to be met … Courts Editor Stephen Murray reports … more