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Employer not liable when it did not know the risk of harm on construction site
This case highlights that employers, although an easy target due to a non-delegable duty of care, are not always liable.
Australia
6 Sep 2018
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Reasonable administrative action – unreasonable?
Article discusses case that considered the reasonable administrative action defence.
Australia
20 Jun 2018
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Lack of corroboration leads to denial of psych claim
Pre-existing symptoms and a lack of reporting caused the Tribunal to find against employee.
Australia
28 Mar 2018
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Obstetrician/gynaecologist drinks alcohol while on call
The appeal was ultimately dismissed, but the Tribunal was adamant that this was not seen as condoning his actions.
Australia
20 Jun 2017
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Eight year old loses thumb after delay in medical treatment
This decision is interesting in its consideration of 'expert peer opinion' within s5O of the Civil Liability Act 2002.
Australia
20 Jun 2017
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Peer accepted practice: consideration of the term ‘widely accepted practice' for medical treatment
Providing the best supporting evidence is necessary to prove that a treatment practice was 'widely accepted practice'.
Australia
10 Oct 2016
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Tribunal's broad discretion on costs
The case reinforces the Tribunal's broad and unfettered discretion to make any costs orders that it deems appropriate.
Australia
29 Jan 2016
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