When can the limitation period for childbirth claims be extended?
Whether a court can, under the Limitation Act 2005 (WA) (the 2005 Act), permit an infant plaintiff to commence an action under a childbirth claim, where the applicable limitation period under the Limitation Act 1935 (WA) (the 1935 Act) has expired , was recently argued before Stevenson DCJ in the District Court of Western Australia.
Brookes, L., & Walsh, G. (2010). When can the limitation period for childbirth claims be extended? Precedent, (96), 44-45.