Category: Injury Compensation Law

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POSTED: 18 Dec 2023
In March 2020, a COVID-19 outbreak (“the outbreak”) forced the Ruby Princess cruise ship to turn around from its intended voyage to New Zealand. The outbreak resulted in the death of 28 people and more than 660 guests onboard the ship contracted the virus.
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POSTED: 14 Dec 2023
In recent years, we have witnessed a surge in historical sexual assault cases. Often there is legal argument around the delay in commencement of these claims, and whether the delay has affected the Defendant’s right to a fair trial.
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POSTED: 03 Nov 2023
Koppula v The Royal Women’s Hospital (Sandringham Hospital) [2023] VSC 544
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POSTED: 29 Sep 2023
Employers have a duty of care to ensure the health and safety of their employees in the workplace. Does a Police Service have a special duty of care, given the type of work police officers are undertaking? In a couple of recent cases, the Courts have considered this question.
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POSTED: 07 Sep 2023
Recently, the Supreme Court of NSW had to consider whether a pub and security company could be found liable for the physical assault of a patron which left him unconscious and permanently injured.
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POSTED: 03 Aug 2023
Whilst the simple answer to this question is “yes”, in order to engage in an investigation of an injured person (“the Claimant”), the Insurer must have a valid reason to do so. These reasons could include:
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POSTED: 31 May 2023
Normally, any worker injured whilst working in NSW is entitled to make a claim under the Workers Compensation Scheme, and receive their statutory entitlements.
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POSTED: 02 May 2023
Employers are legally entitled to conduct reasonable disciplinary actions against their employees. In the Workers Compensation Scheme, employers are in fact protected from certain psychological claims from workers, if it can be shown that their injury was caused by reasonable disciplinary action.
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POSTED: 05 Apr 2023
Online relationships and the use (and abuse) of information and images online is a rapidly growing legal area. The legal systems in Australia and other jurisdictions around the world are developing rapidly in this area of the law.
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