Category: Injury Compensation Law

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POSTED: 01 Oct 2019
In this recent case, the High Court needed to determine what would have appeared to be a simple issue, who was driving a particular motor vehicle at the time of an accident.
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POSTED: 29 Aug 2019
Workplace bullying is unfortunately a not uncommon occurrence in many people’s lives. According to Federal Government statistics, 9.4% of Australian workers have been bullied at work in the last ...
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POSTED: 08 Aug 2019
Social media has become an integral form of communication in our society. It was always inevitable that issues surrounding the use of social media would ultimately make their way into the Courts....
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POSTED: 27 Jun 2019
Many Australians hold life, total and permanent disability, and income protection insurance policies. For most people, they simply sign up to these insurances and pay their annual premiums, often...
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POSTED: 17 Jun 2019
An Australia Post delivery driver who was injured when he was hit by a reversing vehicle, has successfully sued the driver of the vehicle, with the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territo...
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POSTED: 14 Jun 2019
A primary school teacher who broke her knee after slipping on a grape on the floor during a fruit break at school, and unsuccessfully sued her employer in negligence, has now been unsuccessful on...
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POSTED: 07 Jun 2019
A 40-year-old man who broke his ankles after jumping from a second storey balcony has unsuccessfully sued the hospital that treated him, with the County Court of Victoria finding no breach of dut...
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POSTED: 04 Jun 2019
A crime and court reporter employed by The Age and who developed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of repeated exposure to trauma, has successfully sued her employer in negligence, with ...
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POSTED: 18 Apr 2019
In a recent decision, the District Court of New South Wales awarded a Plaintiff $204,674.50 in compensation for injuries arising from a “botched” breast augmentation surgery. Kylie Turner sued su...
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POSTED: 15 Apr 2019
Shopping at your local shopping centre should not be a hazardous experience, but slips, trips and falls at shopping centres are common, and determining who is liable for the injuries sustained de...
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