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The reasonable foreseeability of workplace psychiatric injuries and an employer’s obligations in investigating those incidents
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 13 2017

On 10 February 2017 the Queensland Court of Appeal in Govier v Unitingcare Community 2017 QCA 12 dismissed an appeal by a worker against a District


Psychiatric injury to police officer - failure to debrief or counsel - not negligent
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 16 2016

In State of New South Wales v Briggs1 a Police Officer (the worker) alleged he sustained psychiatric injuries over a period of time from 2003 to


What is a “reasonable” request for information under section 279 of the WCRA?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

The Queensland Court of Appeal has upheld a narrow view in relation to the scope of information required to be provided under section 279(1) of the


Can a Worker seek Damages for "Rejected" Injuries?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

The Industrial Court of Queensland finds that Workers are not entitled to a "second bite of the cherry". On 24 November 2016, in Connor v Queensland


Is your Restraint of Trade just?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 24 2016

Clothing giant Just Group Limited (JGL) recently sought to enforce an injunction against former Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Ms Nicole Peck. Ms Peck


Can the timeframe to lodge a workers compensation appeal be extended?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 20 2016

In Queensland, insurers are required to make decisions in relation to applications for compensation (claims). Some of those decisions are ‘reviewable’


Carer Assaulted - Employer Not Liable
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 30 2016

In Stokes v House with No Steps Jackson J of the Supreme Court of Queensland at Brisbane dismissed an injured worker’s claim for damages for personal


Carer Threatened - Employer Liable
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

In Greenway v The Corporation of Synod of the Diocese of Brisbane Kingham DCJ in the District Court of Queensland at Brisbane awarded a an injured


Increasing Likelihood of Directors being liable for Fair Work breaches
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 3 2016

The recent case of Fair Work Ombudsman v Step Ahead Security Services Pty Limited & Anor 2016 FCCA 1482 highlights the increasing likelihood of


No More Soup For You!
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 20 2016

Open ended treatments for long tail Comcare cases that do not result in any improved rehabilitation outcomes are an ongoing issue for Agencies and the