Archive: June 2016

WORK CAPACITY DECISION OR DENIAL OF LIABILITY?

When can the Workers Compensation Commission (‘WCC’) determine the issue of weekly compensation? Sabanayagam v St George Bank Ltd [2016] NSWCA…

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MAS Jurisdiction Clarified

Insurance Australia Ltd t/as NRMA Insurance v Scott [2016] NSWCA 138 Date of judgment: 22 June 2016 The New South Wales…

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ESTABLISHING CAUSATION – ‘COULD’ OR ‘MIGHT’ IS NOT ENOUGH

Prasad v Ingham’s Enterprises Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 147 Introduction Roselyn Prasad (‘the plaintiff’) alleged that she had developed plantar fasciitis…

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Costs: PIPA & UCPR – When can a defendant get away with refusing to accept an offer?

Introduction  Judgement was given to Ms Chandler (‘the plaintiff’) for personal injuries in the sum of $650,000 plus costs. This sum…

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Company t/as Liberty International Underwriters v Valerio Enrico Zanotto (2011) NSWDC 202

Introduction Publication of this 2011 decision of the NSW District Court has been restricted. Its recent (mid-May) release discloses a case…

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