Westpac Banking Corporation v Tomassian  32 NSWLR 207
The NSW Court of Appeal held that a claim for recovery of workers compensation payments from a CTP insurer pursuant to s151Z of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 is not a claim for damages but rather a claim for statutory indemnity. Therefore there is no obligation on an employer pursuing a recovery to comply with the procedural requirements of the motor accident litigation.
June 4, 2013
In mid-2012, the NSW Government introduced sweeping reforms to the workers compensation scheme, legislating the Workers Compensation Legislation Amendment Act 2012…Continue reading
May 18, 2016
Introduction and background On 11 May 2016, the High Court of Australia considered the meaning of “injury (other than a disease)”…Continue reading
August 31, 2015
Pioneer Studios Pty Ltd v Hills  NSWCA 222 (4 August 2015) The recent NSW Court of Appeal decision of Pioneer…Continue reading