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|Title:||Ambulance Service of NSW v Worley: further legal lessons for the emergency services||Contributor(s):||Eburn, Michael Ernest (author)||Publication Date:||2007||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1747||Abstract:||The decision of the Court of Appeal in New South Wales, in 'Ambulance Service of NSW v Worley', gives insight into legal issues relating to the emergency services, and ambulance services in particular. This article considers the facts that gave rise to this litigation, why the trial judge found that the treating paramedic was negligent and why that decision was overturned by the NSW Court of Appeal. The paper then considers the legal principles that arise from this decision and their importance for ambulance services throughout Australia.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Journal of Emergency Primary Health Care, 5(2), p. 1-7||Publisher:||Monash University||Place of Publication:||Melbourne||ISSN:||1447-4999||Field of Research (FOR):||180126 Tort Law||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Other Links:||http://www.jephc.com/full_article.cfm?content_id=425||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 175|
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