David Cormack, Barrister

WCRA: WorkCover not bound by the determination of “worker” for a damages claim

SS Family Pty Ltd v WorkCover Queensland QCA 296 Further to my earlier post the Court of Appeal considered…...

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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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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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