A recent decision by the Supreme Court considers what 'uninjured' means in the context of clause 1.51 of the Permanent Impairment Guidelines. In
With a strong focus on drug, alcohol and gambling addiction in the press, a number of our clients have asked us, 'Is addiction a disability under
Last Thursday, the NSW Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against Justice Hislop’s decision in Waller v James 2013 NSWCA 497. Causation is often
The Federal Circuit Court has ruled that Corrective Services NSW unlawfully discriminated against Caryn Huntley, an employee, who suffered from
On 28 August 2010, two new regulations commenced which affect the annual reporting obligations of government departments and statutory bodies in New South Wales.
Making assumptions about employee's medical condition, together with flawed workplace policies, can leave an employer at risk of discrimination claims.
The New South Wales Workers Compensation Commission recently considered a case regarding a claim for workers compensation by an employee, Camilla Scharrer (Ms Scharrer) who suffered severe injuries in a motor vehicle accident.
The decision in Director-General, Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care v Lambert 2009 NSWCA 102 involved an appeal to the New South Wales Court of Appeal on questions of administrative law from a decision of the Government and Related Employees Appeal Tribunal (Tribunal).