A worker suffered a psychological injury after he was assured an upcoming meeting involved a "relatively straight forward matter", before fresh allegations of corruption were levelled against him, a commission has found.
A tribunal full bench has confirmed that a worker was entitled to the cost of gastric bypass surgery to manage a work injury, even though the procedure failed to prevent her from requiring further surgeries.
A major employer has been cleared of coercing a worker not to make a workers' comp claim, but fined over an HSE manager's unprofessional actions in dealing with the worker's complaints against her injury management coordinator.
A major employer's duties as the occupier of a premises did not extend to ensuring a specialist contractor, engaged by another company, strictly complied with suitable safe work method statements, an appeals court has confirmed in an important damages case.
A reality TV contestant recently awarded workers' compensation developed psychological injuries from being placed in a "hostile and adversarial" environment, and her "employer" not protecting her from negative social media comments, a judgment shows.
A police officer accused of associating with the mafia, while investigating a high-profile murder, has failed in his Federal Court bid for workers' compensation for mental injuries he incurred from an internal investigation.
A worker who claims she was severely psychologically impaired by being bullied and harassed after making a statement to a taskforce investigating s-xist behaviour in her workplace, has been allowed to sue her former employer for damages.
A worker developed the painful condition trigger finger as a result of overusing his non-dominant hand, and using it differently, while on suitable duties recovering from a work injury, a tribunal has found.