Supreme Court of Qld Disallows Plaintiff’s Application to Extend Limitation Period

By: Rebecca Stevens and Allison Bailey 
Cater Newell, Queensland, Australia

Acting on behalf of the second defendant, Carter Newell recently successfully defended an application by the plaintiff to pursue his claim by means of extending the limitation period.  The Supreme Court of Queensland delivered its judgment in the matter of Cross v Moreton Bay Regional Shire Council & Ors [2011] QSC 92.

This decision has provided some hope that applications made by plaintiffs with respect to time limitation issues can successfully be resisted in the appropriate circumstances. Click here to read entire article.