Dust Diseases - Video & Papers

Monday, 19 March 2018

Monday, 19 March 2018

Grace Hotel
77 York Street
Sydney NSW

Date of Seminar: 19 March 2018

Cost: $440

CPD points: Four (4)

Category: Substantive Law & Professional Skills

Seminar Programme:

Introduction from Chair
Chair: Robyn BREWSTER, Partner, Sparke Helmore

Topic 1: History of Dust Diseases Claims
Speaker: Olivia MAILIAN, Partner, Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers
• First cases and history of the legislation
• How the Tribunal and the Board were developed
• Purpose and powers of the Tribunal and Board

Topic 2: Review of Dust Diseases Cases for 2017 and Focus on Damages
Speaker: Joanne WADE, State Practice Group Leader, Slater and Gordon Lawyers

Topic 3: Update on Damages Under s15B of the Civil Liability Act 2002
Speaker: James SHELLER, Barrister, New Chambers
• Aspects of a claim for damages for loss of capacity to provide domestic services
• Proving loss of capacity
• Current issues and recent cases
• Implications for practitioners

Topic 4: Understanding Dust Disease Claims and their Future Development
Speaker: David MILLER, Partner, Colin Biggers & Paisley
• Disease incidence in Australia - what it means for the future
• Overseas developments - UK and USA: lessons for Australia?
• "The Next Asbestos"?


Grace Hotel
77 York Street
Sydney NSW