David Cormack, Barrister

WCRA: beware of not establishing the inferential reasoning required for causation

Inghams Enterprises Pty Ltd v Kim Yen Tat QCA 182 Bond J with Gotterson and Morrison JJA agreeing The…...

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Access to Damages – Application for Compensation out of time & not considered on its merits

A Top Class Turf Pty Ltd v Parfitt  QCA 127 Gotterson, Morrison JJA, Brown J On 2 June 2017, the…...

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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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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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CLA: Surgery and G v K not precluded because of substantial pre-existing condition

The Thistle Company of Australia Pty Ltd v Bretz & Anor QCA 6 The defendant appealed the decision of…...

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Appeal to QIRC: Out of time – “Special Circumstances” two-tiered test

Pryszlak v Workers’ Compensation Regulator QSC 286 McMeekin J The applicant sought to claim workers’ compensation for a hand…...

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