Case Note: Difficulty in proving causation

Case Note: Clayton v Jetcrete Oz Pty Ltd [2017] QDC3

Quantum of Damages: Lessons from the Talty case

Psychological Workplace Injury from failure to provide a safe work environment

Psychological Workplace Injury from failure to provide a safe work environment

Psychological Workplace Injury – Lunchroom disciplinary action not reasonable management action The decision earlier this month by the Industrial Relations Commision of Raineri v Simon Blackwood (Workers’ Compensation Regulator)[1] further clarifies when management action can become unreasonable and provides valuable insight to the scope of employee rights to a safe place of work as well as implications […]

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What Brisbane Personal Injury Lawyers can learn from Davis v Terrivic Pty Limited to define ‘in the course of employment’

Davis v Terrivic Pty Limitedis a recent New South Wales Workers Compensation Commission decision that provides scope in defining ‘in the course of employment’ for workplace injury claims. In particular, Davis v Terrivic Pty Limited addresses whether an employee can still be injured in the course of employment after that employee has submitted a resignation. FACTS […]

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Call Security!

When is the right to time to request or call security? It is well established that an employer owes to its staff a duty of care to ensure their health & safety.[1] However, to prevent undue burden, section 305B(1) of the Workers Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003 (‘the Act’) sets out that an employer is […]

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