Elizabeth O'Connor

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Previous settlement a bar to recovery for victim of historical abuse

Australia - August 17 2020 An applicant who had entered into a settlement with the respondent prior to changes removing the limitation period for victims of child sexual abuse…

Abuse claim refused on the basis of previous historical settlement

Australia - December 9 2019 A plaintiff has failed to set aside a settlement entered into prior to recent changes to limitation legislation for victims of child abuse. The…

Appeal fails for both employer and host employer in manual work injury case

Australia - May 24 2018 A plaintiff, injured whilst performing manual work in a host employment situation, has succeeded despite concerns about credit and medical causation…

Mine operator solely liable for injuries to labour hire worker

Australia - July 20 2017 The plaintiff was an operator employed by Wilson Mining Services Pty Ltd (Wilson). He was undertaking roof bolting work at the North Goonyella Coal…

Whether a host employer owed a duty of care to prevent psychiatric injury

Australia - March 15 2017 The respondent (Mr Wright) was placed in training with the Appellant (Optus), his host employer, by his legal employer IPA Personnel Pty Ltd (IPA)…