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Two years on - Reversing the effect of the decision in Byrne v People Resourcing

Australia - June 20 2016 The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury Insurance Scheme) Amendment Bill 2016 (Bill) was introduced into parliament on 14 June…

Allison Haworth.

A weighty issue

Australia - August 4 2015 The plaintiff alleges he suffered personal injuries resulting from an ‘accident’ within the meaning of Article 17 of the 1999 Montreal Convention and…

Shannon O’Hara.

Queensland Workers’ Compensation Amendment Bill – 5% impairment threshold to be removed

Australia - July 17 2015 In October 2013, a range of amendments to the Workers' Compensation & Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) (WCRA) took effect which…

Paul Hopkins, Rebecca Stevens, Stephen White.

Post traumatic stress compensable injury under the Civil Aviation (Carriers Liability) Act

Australia - May 26 2015 In November 2009, CareFlight sent a nurse and a doctor in its employ, Ms Karen Casey (Ms Casey) and Dr David Helm (Dr Helm), from Sydney to help…

Nadia Stacey.

Changes to follow Pel-Air disaster?

Australia - March 30 2015 From ABC's Four Corners program on 19 March 2015, we heard of Karen Casey's ordeal from the Pel-Air crash into the ocean off Norfolk Island in 2009…

Nadia Stacey.