Intentional Negligence: A Contradiction in Terms?

Handford, Peter
March 2010
Sydney Law Review;Mar2010, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p29
Academic Journal
The article discusses the growth of intentional negligence and the interrelationship of various torts that deal with personal injuries in Australia. It cites the provisions of the Wilkinson v Downtown that deals with the intentional and negligent infliction of personal injury, characterized by the relationship between torts of trespass to the person and negligence. It also mentions the extension of negligence into intentional wrongs, which has been openly recognized in courts in the country.


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