David Cormack, Barrister

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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QIRC: Leave of the employer to be heard – no when the worker is appealing

Brisbane City Council v Gillow & Simon Blackwood (Workers’ Compensation Regulator) ICQ 7  There has been some uncertainty as…...

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WCRA: assaulted while sleeping – significant contributing factor for employment

Simon Blackwood (Workers’ Compensation Regulator) v Civeo Pty Ltd and Anor ICQ 001 Martin J, President. Mr Cumbers (second…...

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Workers’ compensation appeal procedures changed in the Q.I.R.C

The process for appeals in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (Q.I.R.C) for workers’ compensation appeals has changed (effective from 1 October…...

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WCRA: Lewd covert chesty photos not merely work background or setting

Waugh v Simon Blackwood (Workers’ Compensation Regulator) & Anor ICQ 28 The appellant worked for State Library of Queensland…...

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Asbestos exposure: lung cancer, smoking and “significant contributing” factor

Estate of Cooper v The Regulator QIRC 38 An interesting decision and application of whether competing significant factors of…...

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