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Worker establishes factual issues for common law claim by the employer’s acceptance of his workers compensation claim

Australia - November 20 2019 A truck driver made a claim after he did not recover from two injuries that he initially shrugged off. The worker successfully established the…

Zac Bowers.

Is administrative action ‘reasonable’ just because you have acted in accordance with your own policies and procedures? Not necessarily

Australia - August 20 2019 The Worker’s claim for compensation was rejected by the Employer on the basis that her adjustment disorder resulted from reasonable administrative…

PTSD in the limelight

Australia - May 16 2019 There is growing support for national changes to both compensation and safety legislation in favour of workers suffering from PTSD. This Tasmanian…

‘A refresher on notice requirements and a chance to reconsider the process all together’

Australia - February 25 2019 This Supreme Court appeal decision confirms that the procedural requirements under the Act are not flexible, even with changing technology. In Issue…

Demi Peters.

A win for Tasmanian employers when it comes to disputing medical expenses

Australia - November 20 2018 The employer was deemed to have accepted liability for the worker’s claim for compensation, but subsequently disputed liability to pay a medical…