Archive: September 2016

IMPORTANT DECISION UPHOLDING THE INTEGRITY OF THE LIFETIME CARE AND SUPPORT SCHEME

Nominal Defendant v Adilzada [2016] NSWCA 266 Decision of the NSW Court of Appeal on 22 September 2016 ( Meagher JA,…

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USEFUL COURT OF APPEAL DECISIONS ON CLAIMANT CREDIBILITY AND JUDICIAL REVIEW OF MEDICAL ASSESSMENTS

Ali v AAI Limited [2016] NSWCA 110 and Insurance Australia v Milton [2016] NSWCA 156 Two recent cases handed down by…

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Tales of Byrne’s Demise are Greatly Exaggerated? The Amendment of Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld)

Introduction The Queensland Parliament passed amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) (‘WCRA’) on 31 August 2016. It…

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RECENT APPEAL DECISION CLARIFIES ‘BLAMELESS ACCIDENT’ PROVISIONS IN NSW MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS

Whitfield and Anor v Melenewycz [2016] NSWCA 235 Decision of the NSW Court of Appeal on 31 August 2016 before Meagher…

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INCORPORATING UNSIGNED AND UNSIGHTED DOCUMENTS INTO CONTRACTS OF SERVICE – APPEAL UPDATE

Surfstone Pty Ltd & Anor v Morgan Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd [2016] QCA 213 Background In proceedings filed in 2014, the…

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