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No damages for highly unusual work event

Australia - June 1 2021 In Schokman v CCIG Investments Pty Ltd [2021] QSC 120, Crow J in the Supreme Court in Rockhampton (delivering judgment on 27 May 2021) considered this…

'Surmise' is not enough: verdict for defendant in slip and fall claim

Australia - May 29 2020 The duty owed by retailers and shopping centre operators to prevent slips and falls is a very high one. However, the recent decision…

Brady Cockburn, Tony Park

Employer deemed liable for employee’s death while working from home on appeal in New South Wales

Australia - May 29 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically increased an already significant trend of workers working from home. This blurs the line between what occurs…

Shelby Wells

WorkCover pays jewellery employee $270k compensation after failed third party theft

Australia - March 11 2020 After Michael Hill Jewellery at Westfield Helensvale was the target of an attempted theft, an employee has been awarded more than $270,000 in damages…

Brady Cockburn, Damian Hinkley, Tony Park

Causation - a battle of experts?

Australia - March 9 2020 In Ribeiro v. Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2019] QIRC 203, the Deputy President determined that an abattoir slicer’s heavy duties were not a…

Brady Cockburn, Tony Park, Kim Villis