Makita (Australia) Pty Limited v Sprowles  NSWCA 305
The NSW Court of Appeal held that, if an expert opinion is to carry any weight, it must sufficiently outline the proven facts and the matters assumed by the expert in providing the opinion. As a result, a verdict in excess of $1 million made against an employer was set aside.
Tales of Byrne’s Demise are Greatly Exaggerated? The Amendment of Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld)
September 5, 2016
Introduction The Queensland Parliament passed amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) (‘WCRA’) on 31 August 2016. It…Continue reading
February 4, 2015
Samson Maritime Pty Limited v Aucote  FCAFC 182 The scope of application of the Seafarers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1992…Continue reading