‘DUE CARE & SKILL’ – AUSTRALIAN CONSUMER LAW (CTH) VERSUS CIVIL LIABILITY ACT (NSW)

Menz v Wagga Wagga Show Society Inc [2020] NSWCA 65 (21 April 2020) and Moore v Scenic Tours Pty Ltd [2020]…

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ASSESSING WEEKLY PAYMENTS FOR WORKERS STOOD DOWN DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

As we are already witnessing, widespread job losses across a range of sectors are a major consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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27 MORAY & AGNEW PRACTITIONERS RANKED AS BEST LAWYERS

Rankings for the ‘2021 Best Lawyers® in Australia’ were published online by Best Lawyers on 17 April 2020. Moray & Agnew…

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Post 78 week payments under MAIA to be calculated on basis of pre-accident net weekly earnings

Allianz Australia Insurance Ltd v Jenkins [2020] NSWSC 412 (decision of Adamson J) Background The proceedings concerned a decision by the…

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PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES FOR EMPLOYEES CEASING WORK DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

A consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the widespread loss of jobs. This may well give rise to claims for…

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WORKING FROM HOME – STATUTORY LIABILITY CONSIDERATIONS

The current COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant portion of the broader workforce working from home. Questions arise as to…

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WORKERS COMPENSATION CONSIDERATIONS FOR CORONAVIRUS

What are the workers compensation implications in respect of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)? We identify the following relevant considerations: Liability under the…

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12 MONTHS ON, HAYNE ROYAL COMMISSION DRAFT LEGISLATION SET TO CHANGE LIFE INSURANCE POLICIES

Draft legislation has recently been released to implement the recommendations of the Royal Commission relating to changing – for most new…

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