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Duty of care for mental harm suffered by rescuers

Yule, Jennifer M. (2010) Duty of care for mental harm suffered by rescuers. Queensland Lawyer, 30(4), pp. 182-183.

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Abstract

In Wicks v State Rail Authority NSW; Sheehan v State Rail Authority NSW [2010] HCA 22 (16 June 2010) the duty of care owed to rescuers, who were police officers, at a train derailment, was considered in conjunction with the interpretation of the Civil Liability Act (NSW) 2002.

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ID Code: 42039
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Currently unavailable pending publisher permission
Keywords: Torts, Duty, Mental, Rescuers, Law
ISSN: 0312-1658
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Tort Law (180126)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010
Deposited On: 21 Jun 2011 10:39
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2011 19:21

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