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October 2017
 Pere v Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service [2017] QCA 225 Gotterson and Morrison JJA and Applegarth J The applicant commenced proceedings in 2015 for personal injury against the respondent, his former employer, the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service. The applicant alleged psychiatric injuries based on taking his blood without consent and witnessing him...
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AAI Limited t/as Suncorp Insurance v Birch [2017] QCA 232 Holmes CJ and Gotterson JA and Flanagan J In June 2016, the respondent filed proceedings in the District Court claiming damages for psychiatric injuries after witnessing a fatal car accident in February 2012. Relevantly, prior to commencing proceedings, the respondent was granted relief pursuant to...
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Paskins v Hail Creek Coal Pty Ltd & Anor (No 2) [2017] QSC 213 McMeekin J Further to the trial decision, the plaintiff was successful against the defendants for a personal injuries claim, sustained in the course of his employment under a labour hire arrangement. The cost issues were: Whether the costs order against the...
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Clarricoats v JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 214 McMeekin J The plaintiff allegedly suffered personal injuries during the course of his employment with the defendant, JJ Richards in January 2013. The plaintiff alleged that he suffered a prolapsed disc as a result of the shock absorber of the driver’s seat breaking away...
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Trumino v Coles Group Limited [2017] QSC 211 Henry J The application pursuant to s 10 of the Civil Proceedings Act 2011 (Qld) sought a declaration that the applicant was entitled to an action for common law damages to claim damages for psychiatric injuries flowing from physical injuries sustained in the course of his employment,...
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Mott v Philip & Ors; Prosser v Philip & Ors [2017] QSC 212 McMeekin J The trial before his Honour involved two proceedings heard together arising from a motor vehicle incident which occurred in November 2012. The plaintiff in one proceeding, the front seat passenger of a motor vehicle driven by the first defendant, claimed...
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Mills v BHP Coal Pty Ltd [2017] QSC 184 McMeekin J In October 2014 the plaintiff suffered an injury to his cervical spine and right rotator cuff in the course of his employment with the defendant. Liability and several heads of damage were agreed. The issues left for determination were general damages, damages for future...
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Paskins v Hail Creek Coal Hire Pty Ltd & Anor [2017] QSC 190 McMeekin J The plaintiff suffered personal injuries in August 2013 in the course of employment with the first defendant. The injury arose out of a collision between the tray of a truck operated by the plaintiff and the bucket of an excavator...
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