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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


How To Deal With The Off-Field Biff
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 27 2016

The establishment of clear and effective policies and procedures is a particularly important aspect of good governance and management in sporting


Moderate back injury results in award of $1.2million
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 22 2016

In the recent decision of Martin v Andrews & Anor 2016 QSC 20 handed down on 19 February 2016, Justice McMeekin awarded $1,282,572.10 in a quantum


Keeping the peace - FairWork Commission demonstrates willingness to intervene to prevent workplace bullying
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 30 2015

The FairWork Commission's decision of CF AND NW v Company A and ED 2015 FWC 5272 was delivered in August 2015. It is the first decision from the


‘Tis the season to be jolly - poor behaviour at work Christmas functions
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 30 2015

The Fair Work Commission's decision of Keenan v Leighton Boral Amey NSW Pty Ltd 2015 FWC 3156 was handed down in July this year and will serve as a


New workers compensation appeal process in Queensland Industrial Relations Commission
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 13 2015

A new process for dealing with workers compensation appeals against review decisions of the Worker's Compensation Regulator commenced in the