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Psychiatric injury to police officer - failure to debrief or counsel - not negligent

Australia - December 16 2016 In State of New South Wales v Briggs[1] a Police Officer (the worker) alleged he sustained psychiatric injuries over a period of time from 2003 to…

Scott Falvey

Can the timeframe to lodge a workers compensation appeal be extended?

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’…

A tale of two negligent drivers

Australia - September 7 2016 In Smith v Randall & Anor His Honour Justice Applegarth was required to assess and apportion liability between two drivers who were involved in a…

Does a son owe his mother a duty of care not to die?

Australia - July 19 2016 In Homsi v Homsi the Supreme Court of Victoria was required to consider whether a son who died in a motor vehicle accident owed a duty of care to his…

Carl Moseling

Plaintiff fails - no U-turn required

Australia - June 6 2016 In the recent decision of Bates v Gillham the New South Wales Court of Appeal was required to consider whether a driver was negligent for bringing…

Carl Moseling