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November 2017
Robinson v Lorna Jane Pty Ltd [2017] QDC 266 Koppenol DCJ The plaintiff was employed by the defendant as its manager in the DFO Brisbane store. During the course of her employment, the plaintiff claimed that she was bullied by her supervisor, also employed by the defendant. The plaintiff claimed that the bullying caused the...
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Guest v Boyne Smelters Ltd & Anor [2017] QSC 250 McMeekin J The applicant sustained elbow injuries over a period of time from March 2013 to the start of October 2013 while working for the first respondent. The applicant was assessed with a 2% impairment for her injury under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act...
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Engeler v State of Queensland [2017] QDC 253 McGill SC DCJ In October 2013, the plaintiff suffered a spine injury while riding across Moreton Bay on a motorboat when it allegedly hit a wave causing the plaintiff to be thrown to one side. Relevantly, the plaintiff was travelling in the course of and for the...
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Van Eyk v Workcover Qld [2017] QSC 253 Jackson J In August 2014, the applicant sustained a right hip injury as a result of slipping on loose gravel while at work. The applicant also sustained a right hip injury in 1988 as a result of a motorcycle accident, but denied suffering any pain in the...
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McGrory v Medina Property Services Pty Limited [2017] QCA 234 Sofronoff P and Fraser JA and Brown J In January 2011, the appellant suffered an injury to both shoulders while lifting a metal container containing ice during the course of her employment. Relevantly, the appellant did not attend upon her general practitioner until May of...
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State of Queensland v Roane-Spray [2017] QCA 245 Fraser and Philippides JJA and Bowskill J The respondent was injured in 2012 when, while being transported on a stretcher by a paramedic, one end collapsed. The respondent successfully brought a claim in the District Court for damages for negligence against the State of Queensland as the...
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