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By Naomi Adams
Subjective complaints of ongoing symptoms by the employee need to substantiated with evidence, such as medical records.
By Claire Tota, Brett Ablong
This article briefly discusses some of the recent amendments to the SRC Act 1988, including Instruments and Declarations.
By Andrew Gulyas, Chris Murphy
There was a sufficient connection to actual events in the workplace, for the employee to be entitled to compensation.
By Andrew Gulyas, Chris Murphy
Assessment via the Comcare Guide is a somewhat mechanical process that does not allow a significant amount of discretion.
By Naomi Adams
The Tribunal decided, on the papers, that it had jurisdiction to review a decision to cease paying workers' compensation.
By Rebecca Tloczek, Brett Ablong
The applicant made a claim for workers' compensation in 2016, for the aggravation of an injury from September 2005.
By Naomi Adams
The Tribunal found in favour of the employer for compensation, but in favour of the worker for the second operation.
By Rebecca Tloczek, Brett Ablong
The employer had actively encouraged the applicant to participate in the netball game, so the injury was compensable.
By Chris Murphy
The Court had no difficulty in finding that the settlement was reasonable and so the insurer was liable to reimburse it.
By Josiah Lee, Chris Murphy
Negligent drivers who cause an accident owe a duty of care to police officers who attend the accident scene.
By Josiah Lee, Hamish Craib
Whether an area of the premises is considered a "place of employment" depends on the worker's duties at that time.
By Iona Sjahadi
Summary of case where s42 Civil Liability Act NSW was successfully relied upon by a public authority.
By Hamish Craib
The QAS was not obliged to mandatorily impose assistance, as the plaintiff was aware that counselling was available.
By Andrew Gulyas, Chris Murphy
The ‘claim' for workers compensation was made through a request for medical treatment, rather than by a new claim form.
By Andrew Gulyas, Chris Murphy
If a clear policy for approving work social events is not followed, the Tribunal is unlikely to interfere.