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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

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

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

Casino not negligent for night shift worker ‘falling asleep’ at the wheel

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 8 2014

In Fraser v Burswood Resort (Management) Ltd 2014 WASCA 130 the Western Australian Court of Appeal was asked to consider whether a casino was

New bullying jurisdiction: a review so far

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 8 2014

In January 2014, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) began exercising its newly vested jurisdiction to make orders in relation to workplace bullying. The

Injured mine worker receives $1.4m damages

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

On 27 March 2014 North J of the Queensland Supreme Court awarded an injured mine worker $1,415,094.09 damages for injuries suffered during the

Bully and harassment policies: is your company following its process?

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

A recent decision heard in the Brisbane Supreme Court of Keegan v Sussan Corporation (Aust.) Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 64 highlighted the importance of an

Reasonable management action deals with a slow clap instigator

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

In Lyndon Martinz v Simon Blackwood (Workers’ Compensation Regulator) the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission in Brisbane considered whether

Lawyer “regrettably” involved in school dispute

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 27 2014

A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has criticised the role a solicitor played in a school dispute. Dispute The NSW Board of Studies

When a medical certificate is not enough

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 24 2014

A recent decision of the Federal Court has found that the employer, Qantas Airways Ltd (Qantas), had an implied right to seek a medical report where