Although not concerning medical negligence cases, this case is of interest.

In this recent Court of Appeal decision (delivered 6 Nov 09), the Court found that a driver of a stolen car did not owe any duty of care to a passenger in such vehicle, who was aware of the fact the car was stolen.

We have no doubt all seen or heard stories about ill-advised Facebook and other social networking posts.  Well another to add to this, on this occasion via a recent District Court decision of Keen DCJ in Barford -v- Bini [2009] WADC 152, delivered on 6 Oct 2009.

In this case, a motor vehicle accident

 Although not a medical negligence claim, the recent decision by Judge O’Brien in Jenkin -v- Brook [2009] WADC 140, delivered on 9 September 2009, provides interesting reading as a recent factual example and summary of the assessment of damages in a claim where negligence causes death.

In this case Judge O’Brien accepted the plaintiff, who