David Cormack, Barrister

WCRA s 542 wider reading of special circumstances for extension of time

Workers’ Compensation Regulator v Pryszlak  QCA 157 Further to the earlier post and the decision of McMeekin J in Pryszlak…...

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Bunnings playground injury – not insignificant & necessary condition for the injury

Bunnings Group Ltd v Giudice NSWCA 144 The facts were not contentious. The plaintiff/respondent tripped and fell injuring her…...

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Bankruptcy – whether income protection payments are exempt because of personal injury

Gittins v Field (Trustee) FCA 976 The decision by Charlesworth J is a useful reminder that income received by way…...

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HCA: terminal condition – claim for lost pension & superannuation during the ‘lost years’

Amaca Pty Limited v Latz; Latz v Amaca Pty Limited HCA 22 (13 June 2018) I refer you to…...

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Independent Contractor / labour hire – duty of care and contributory negligence

Pocock v Citi-Steel Pty Ltd QDC 81 Rafter J The parties agreed on damages ($160,000.00) but disputed liability for…...

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