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Help! I may have a work-related mental illness. What can I do?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

If your psychological health has suffered as a result of your work, you may be entitled to make a no win, no fee workers’ compensation claim. While claims...

The flexible workforce and workers' compensation: A catalyst for change?

Filed under: Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

Modern workplaces are changing. With the advent of telecommuting and working from home arrangements, employers have been quick to offer up flexible working...

Injuries sustained post resignation found to have arisen “out of or in the course of employment”

Filed under: OHS, Occupational Health and Safety, Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

In the recent decision of Davis v Terrivic Pty Ltd [2016] NSWWCC 10, the New South Wales Workers’ Compensation Commission (the Commission) found that personal...

Employer not liable for accidental stabbing

Filed under: OHS, Occupational Health and Safety, Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

Discussion of the recent decision of Umberto Polizzi v Hervey Bay Boat Club Inc (M1411/13) in which a bar attendant sustained a penetrating wound to his...

Worker injured at a party is unsuccessful in claim against employer

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

Discussion of the recent decision of Pioneer Studios Pty Ltd v Hills [2015] NSWCA 222 in which a worker who was injured at a party at the employer’s premises...

Workers Compensation – Lifting injuries at work

Filed under: Occupational Health and Safety, Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

Have you received the correct training in the use of machinery from your employer?

Hurried employee’s bathroom slip work-related

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Worker's Compensation

In the following Alert, discussion of the acceptance of an employee’s appeal in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) in the decision of...

Psychiatric claim against an employer dismissed due to plaintiff’s failure to establish reasonable foreseeability

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law, Worker's Compensation

Discussion of the recent Queensland District Court decision of Eaton v TriCare (Country) Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 173, where an administration assistant was...

No causative breach of duty despite mechanical failure of crane

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, OHS, Occupational Health and Safety, Worker's Compensation

Coote v S & P Jackson Pty Ltd [2014] NSWCA 385 considered the following issues: The requirement for a Court to reach “a definite conclusion affirmatively...

What is the correct measure of damages?

Filed under: Employment Law - Worker Perspective, OHS, Worker's Compensation

Calculating past loss of income arising out of personal injury is fairly straightforward. But what happens when a corporate entity has lost the benefit...

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