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Will changes to Queensland’s workers’ compensation laws for psychiatric injuries stress out public liability respondents?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

The Workers' Compensation Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 (Qld) was passed on 17 October 2013 enacting significant changes

If a tree falls in forestis anybody liable?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

This case considered the circumstances in which representations made by one party to another could give rise to a duty of care. An employee of

Employer and contractor avoid liability as “almighty kick” to remove obstruction not common sense.

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

In Tawera v BDS Recruit Pty Ltd & Anor 2014 QDC 167, the Plaintiff ruptured his Achilles tendon by giving an "almighty kick" to a 67kg pile of

A slippery issue - how far does the duty of a supermarket reach?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

Woolworths were sued by the respondent, Ryder (“Plaintiff”) in the NSW District Court for personal injuries sustained as a result of slipping on a

Fast food can damage more than your health

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

In Murray v. Nominal Defendant 2014 QDC 144, Judge Farr of the Brisbane District Court considered the "proper search and inquiry" requirements

School entitled to 90 indemnity from teacher

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 18 2014

It is well established that the law imposes a legal non-delegable duty on teachers and schools to take care of the safety and wellbeing of pupils in

BCIPA amendments passed: what’s in and what’s out?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 15 2014

After months of uncertainty in the construction industry, it seems that the changes to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004

Employer not liable for assault at xmas party: Packer v Tall Ships Sailing Cruises Aust Pty Ltd & Anor 2014 QSC 212

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 12 2014

On 2 December 2006 Commercial Waterproofing Services Pty Ltd (“CWS”) held it annual Christmas party for employees and their families on a pleasure

Is it all there? Disclosure for franchises

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 10 2014

Allegations of incorrect or non-compliant disclosure prior to entering into a franchise agreement are often raised in disputes between franchisors

Key changes in updated regulations

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 10 2014

On 1 July 2014, the following regulations governing personal injury claims came into effect. Civil Liability Regulation 2014 (Qld) (superseding the