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Mind Your Drafts: What Types of Expert Evidence are Discoverable under the UCPR?

Must all expert advice be disclosed, even if it hasn’t been “deployed” in court? Facts The plaintiffs in this Queensland Supreme Court case, Murphy & Ors v Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd, brought an action against Gladstone Ports Corporation Ltd (GPC), alleging negligence in the design and construction of a bund wall which subsequently led to […]

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Top 3 Tips from Bicknell v Pickard

Introduction Bicknell v Pickard [1] centered around to what extent the plaintiff’s psychiatric illnesses were caused by a motorcycle collision between the plaintiff and the defendant, and the extent to which his residual injuries and psychiatric illness caused economic and non-economic loss. [2] Several expert witnesses were called by both sides to aid the court in determining these […]

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