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December 7, 2011
Further to my earlier postings regarding causation in lung cancer claims where there is a contest between smoking and asbestos causing the lung cancer, I refer you to Evans v Queanbeyan City Council [2011] NSWCA 230. Notably, the Court of Appeal (NSW) left the contentious issue of whether a material increase in the risk is...
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Perkins v Cleveland Glass & Aluminium Pty Ltd [2011] QDC 302 In this matter, I represented the applicant who was a young man and had been diagnosed with a degenerating back, culminating in a disc protrusion with sciatica. However, there was some debate as to whether the disc protrusion was work related, with the WorkCover...
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