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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…

Hugh Powell.

Can a Worker seek Damages for "Rejected" Injuries?

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…

Carer Assaulted - Employer Not Liable

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

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…

UK Supreme Court Sets Aside Fraud Induced Settlement

United Kingdom - August 1 2016 An interesting development in the United Kingdom occurred last week where the Supreme Court in Hayward (Respondent) v Zurich Insurance Company plc…