The Chair of the Committee, Mr Michael Crandon MP, Member for Coomera, tabled the committee’s Report No. 28 – Inquiry into the Operation of Queensland’s Workers’ Compensation Scheme.

Notably, changes to the handling of psychological injury claims, including the “reasonable management action” defence; employee fraud prosecutions to be undertaken by QCOMP; and recommendation 28 – “The Committee recommends that the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice investigate the issues of ‘no-win-no-fee’ arrangements and the ‘50/50 rule’ with a view to curtailing the speculative nature of some claims.”

David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister

 

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