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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WCRA: return to work & liability of the host employer for injuries under PIPA

Ritchie v Ikea Pty Limited QDC 143 Rosengren DCJ The applicant sought leave to commence proceedings pursuant to s.…...

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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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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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WCRA: Inadvertence & causation for an injury later complained of as arising out of the initial event

Souz v CC Pty Ltd QSC 36 McMeekin J Background The plaintiff claimed to have suffered a neck injury…...

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