April 20, 2012
Minogue v Rudd [2012] NSWSC 305 Issues: liability only trial as to the circumstances of the incident; content of the duty of care and whether a private cause action applied in respect of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 (NSW) and Regulations. Overview: The plaintiff carpenter was severely injured on 12 February 2004 when he...
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PVYW v Comcare (No 2) [2012] FCA 395 Issue: whether injuries sustained whilst having lawful sex at a motel were in the ‘course of employment’ as being an ‘interval or interlude’. Overview: the injured applicant appealed the decision and findings of the Tribunal that the sexual activity was not in the ‘course of her employment’...
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