An injured worker who says he was negligently required to perform an unsafe task - balancing on one foot a metre above the ground - has claimed his employer isn't entitled to pursue a case that he embellished or overstated the impact of his condition.
A manager did not act unreasonably in accusing a worker of "stealing time" from his employer and "ambushing" him with performance concerns in a meeting, causing the worker to develop depression and anxiety, a commission has found.
A worker who was injured by a five-second recreational activity on a work trip has been blocked from pursuing her case in an appeals court, in a decision examining the interaction of injury and industrial relations laws.
An employer's regular servicing regime, which exceeded a manufacturer's recommendations, has helped it defeat a worker's claim that his disabling injuries arose from driving a work vehicle with worn-down suspension.
An employer has been ordered to pay a worker nearly $800,000 in damages for negligently providing him with a faulty vehicle seat and causing his debilitating back injury, with a court rejecting claims that his case was defeated by scientific research.
A worker's exchange with inadequately trained supervisors in the aftermath of a violent altercation aggravated his PTSD from the incident, a court has found in ordering his employer to pay him more than $350,000 in damages.
An injured worker has been ordered by a superior court to have his vibration syndrome assessed by two independent specialist physicians, with special allowances for the COVID-19 pandemic. The court rejected the worker's bid to have his employer's mobile plant assessed by a vibration expert.