O’Connell v Witham; TAC v Inroads Pty Ltd [2021] VSC 8

Keywords: apportionment of liabilities, contribution from roadworks contractor, contributory negligence, in the course of employment, injured…

Wicks v Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2021] QIRC 001

Keywords: aggravation of psychological injury, appeal to Commission, application for compensation, Church, hearing de novo, limitation…

Giles v State of Queensland [2020] QDC 332

Keywords: breach of duty, firefighter, first responders, psychiatric injury, workers’ compensation

Motlap v Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2020] QIRC 196

Keywords: appeal against decision of the Regulator, credibility of witnesses, whether the appellant is a worker…

Heesom v ASP Ship Management Pty Ltd [2020] NSWDC 653

Keywords: contributory negligence, foreseeability, negligence, stairway obstructed by stored hoses, worker falls down a stairway on…

NG v Pharmacor [2020] VMC 21

Keywords: arising out of employment, express or implied inducement or encouragement, Hatzimanolis, in the course of…

Filiposka v Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd [2020] NSWDC 540

Keywords: awkward lift and twist manoeuvre, back injury, breach of duty of care, chicken carcasses, contributory…

Robertson v State of Queensland & Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service [2020] QDC 185

Keywords: bullying and harassment, duty to avoid psychiatric injury, foreseeability, psychiatric injury, workers’ compensation

Pearce v Prescare [2020] QDC 149

Keywords: nature of injuries in dispute, pre-existing medical conditions, reduction of damages, workers’ compensation

Khan v Workers Compensation Regulator [2020] QIRC 095

Keywords: appeal against decision of Workers Compensation Regulator, implementation of the performance management plan was reasonable…

Peters v Wilkins Trust [2020] QDC 125

Keywords: expert evidence, foreseeable risk, intervening event, obvious risk, reasonable precautions against the risk of injury,…

Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union of Employees v Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2020] QIRC 76

Keywords: injury claimed to arise from a meeting with supervisor on resumption from work after long…

Tyndall v Kestrel Coal Pty Ltd [2020] QSC 56

Keywords: application by plaintiff to inspect defendant’s property alleged to have caused injury, defendant makes application…

Starling v Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2020] QIRC 039

Keywords: appeal, appeal dismissed, physical injury, recent invention, relevance of lack of contemporaneous medical records, where…

Toll Holdings Limited v McCaw [2020] NSWWCCPD 14

Keywords: appeal, assaulted by fellow employee while at work, whether a fight at work arose out…

Workers’ Compensation Regulator v Langerak [2020] ICQ 002

Keywords: Employment related psych injury, entitlement to compensation, respondent transferred to a new location and role…