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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 2 Dec 2015

Professional negligence case against Architects succeeds

Thomson Adsett Pty Ltd (Architects) were retained to provide architectural services for the construction of a new multi-purpose assembly hall/sports…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 23 Nov 2015

Contributory negligence finding of 50% against pipeline worker

The Supreme Court of Queensland has made a finding of 50% for contributory negligence against apipeline worker who suffered burns from caustic liquid…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 9 Nov 2015

No compensation for degenerative disc disease

The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (Commission) has refused the appeal of a worker seeking compensation for degenerative disc disease. Ms…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 8 Oct 2015

Photographs of woman at work led to compensable injury

Ms Astrid Waugh (Appellant) brought a claim for workers’ compensation for psychiatric injuries arising in the course of her employment with the State…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 29 Sep 2015

Parties review claims as QLD changes workers’ compensation laws

On 24 September 2015, the Workers' Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (Qld) (Bill) received assent. The changes The Bill amended…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 20 Sep 2015

Tip truck tray injury not caused by host employer negligence

Mr Grant Thomas (Worker) was employed by Trades & Labour Hire Pty Ltd to work at the Gold Coast City Council (Host Employer) as a driver and operator…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 4 Sep 2015

Child fell from train after being caught between closing doors

The High Court of Australia (HCA) has upheld the appeal of a child by his tutor, for injuries sustained in a fall from an intercity electric V-set…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 20 Jul 2015

Back injury answering work mobile arose ‘in the course of employment’

The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) has upheld an appeal of a worker for acceptance of his claim for a back injury suffered while…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 16 Jul 2015

Bill to remove threshold to access damages in workers’ compensation claims

On 15 July 2015, the Queensland Parliament introduced the Workers’ Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 (Qld) (Bill). If passed…
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Denning Insurance Law | Australia | 2 Jul 2015

‘Actively participating’ in a compulsory conference

Parties to a Queensland personal injury claim are required to attend a Compulsory Conference(conference) and 'actively participate' in an attempt to…
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