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Court reduces damages by 50% for non-work related condition
The judge considered the evidentiary burden to be discharged by the defendant in order for such a discount to be applied.
Australia
31 May 2017
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Another win for retailers! Court finds supermarket not liable for injury
This case emphasises the importance of properly engaging and instructing an expert to prepare a comprehensive opinion.
Australia
29 Mar 2017
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Appeal dismissed because injured worker fails to establish causation
The injured worker must demonstrate that the alleged breach of duty by the employer actually caused the loss and damage.
Australia
14 Dec 2016
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Injured worker's labour hire claim for a rear end collision dismissed
The case revisits principles of liability for motor vehicle accidents from rear end collisions, in an employment context.
Australia
7 Dec 2016
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Claim dismissed: Queensland Court of Appeal upholds 50% contributory negligence finding
The Appeal Court saw no reason to interfere with the Trial Judge findings, described as soundly based in the evidence.
Australia
27 Jun 2016
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Employer found not liable for client assault on disability support worker at residential care facility
The Court found in favour of the employer in a carer's claim of assault from a client at a residential care facility.
Australia
3 May 2016
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Hindsight applied to asbestos claim, but risk must eventuate - 27 October 2015
The case addresses when the cause of action accrues in an asbestos claim, and the potential ramifications on industry.
Australia
30 Oct 2015
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Car park assault: employer and occupier not liable for cleaner's injuries - 20 October 2015
The Court found in favour of the employer and the occupier, who were sued by a cleaner who was assaulted in the car park.
Australia
26 Oct 2015
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Out of or in the course of employment: Truck driver denied injury compensation - 26 August 2015
The truck driver was denied workers' compensation after injuring his back cleaning a work truck at home on the weekend.
Australia
8 Sep 2015
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Worker injured at a party is unsuccessful in workers compensation claim against employer - 24 August 2015
Not every activity encouraged by an employer will result in the employee acting in the course of his or her employment.
Australia
31 Aug 2015
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Public hearing held on proposed changes to Queensland workers' compensation scheme - 17 August 2015
Various unions, self-insurers, employers and solicitors could make short statements supporting their written submissions.
Australia
25 Aug 2015
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Public briefing on proposed changes to Queensland workers' compensation scheme
This public briefing delivered by the Parliamentary Committee discussed possible impacts of the proposed amendment Bill.
Australia
19 Aug 2015
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Submissions invited on proposed changes to workers compensation scheme in Queensland
The Committee has issued an invitation for submissions addressing any aspect of the Bill from all interested parties.
Australia
30 Jul 2015
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Significant changes to Queensland workers compensation scheme proposed
Employers must understand the proposed amendments, to be in the best position to defend workers' compensation claims.
Australia
21 Jul 2015
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Claim for compensation reinstated by AAT despite a finding that symptoms were exaggerated
The AAT overturned a decision of Comcare to discontinue a claim for compensation by a house attendant at The Lodge.
Australia
10 Jul 2015
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Employer not liable for the actions of its employee who accidentally stabbed another worker in the hand
A worker's damages claim failed after he was unintentionally stabbed in the hand by another worker on his lunch break.
Australia
25 Jun 2015
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Worker’s Compensation: Restricting Entitlements v Increasing Employer Costs
A discussion paper recently released by Queensland’s Department of Employment and Industrial Relations, The Queensland Workers’ Compensation Scheme: Ensuring Sustainability and Fairness, has contemplated major changes for Queensland’s workers’ compensation scheme.
Australia
 
9 Mar 2010
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New Service For Injured Workers At Risk Of Long Term Unemployment
Q-Comp, Queensland’s Workers Compensation Regulatory Authority has introduced a new service to assist with the rehabilitation of injured workers at risk of long term unemployment.
Australia
19 Mar 2009
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