An employer has been found not liable for injuries sustained by a worker who fell at a work function and hit his head, with a tribunal ruling his injury was of a type specifically excluded by workers' comp laws. However, the worker is appealing.
An appeals court has rejected an injured worker's renewed bid for damages and her claim that her employer should have implemented a supervisory and inspection regime to prevent her slipping on a grape.
A superior court has agreed to reconsider three cases that could force employers to review their liability for injuries, including one involving the negligent acts of doctors, and another pertaining to a journey claim.
A tribunal has rejected claims that surgery severed the causal relationship between a worker's employment and her carpal tunnel syndrome, and stressed that her overseas move didn't void her former employer's rehabilitation obligations to her.
An injured worker has been denied the ongoing costs of chiropractic treatments she has received for more than 30 years, after a tribunal found they were passive treatments that did not achieve measurable benefits.