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Bus driver successfully claims damages after employer failed to warn him about the risks of injury from not adjusting a bus seat correctly

Australia - August 20 2020 The injured employee suffered a significant cervical spine injury when driving a bus over a major depression on a sealed road. The issues at trial…

Employer fails to overturn decision awarding damages to employee injured when a gas detector unit alarm accidentally activated in an office setting

Australia - June 2 2020 An employee suffered musculoskeletal injuries when he was startled by a gas detector unit which caused him to turn sharply and strain his neck and…

Worker fails to overturn decision denying compensation after Arbitrator finds he did not suffer a personal injury by accident

Australia - February 26 2020 A worker alleged he suffered a compensable injury to his shoulder on 7 February 2016, which resulted in severe shoulder symptoms from 26 March 2016…

Worker successfully appeals and secures right to seek compensation for a stress related disease

Australia - February 26 2020 A worker was stood down on 6 March 2018. He did not return to work, and sought compensation for a stress related condition. The employer denied that…

Regular overtime payments are included when calculating Amount Aa

Australia - November 20 2019 The decision considers whether overtime payments are part of a worker's compensable weekly earnings for the purposes of the Workers' Compensation and…