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Is clothing destroyed during the course of treatment compensable?

On 1 March 2024, the Personal Injury Commission published its decision in Edwards v Allianz Australia Insurance Limited [2024] NSWPIC 74.

Published by Helen Huang
4 March, 2024
Employment

Closing Loopholes (No 2)

On 26 February 2024, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No. 2) Act 2024 received royal assent, legislating additional changes to the Fair Work Act 2009. This comes after recent changes were made on 15 December 2023, under the Fair...

Published by Tim McDonald
1 March, 2024
Insurance

All It Takes Is a Charge: Insurance Australia Limited (trading as NRMA) James Hulse [2024] NSWSC 142

In Insurance Australia Ltd (trading as NRMA) v James Hulse [2024] NSWSC 142, the matter before the Supreme Court was the insurer's application for judicial review of a PIC Member's decision regarding the claimant's entitlement to statutory benefits.

Published by Qiming Zhou
28 February, 2024
CTP Insurance

The Mysterious Case of the Additional Lumbar Vertebra

On 23 February 2024, the Personal Injury Commission published its decision in Verscio v Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2024] NSWPICMP 57.

Published by Peter Hunt
26 February, 2024
Insurance

Slipping-up on the facts – Macari v Snack Brands Food Pty Ltd [2024] NSW SC 139

McCabes acted for the successful defendant in the matter of Macari v Snack Brands Foods Pty Ltd [2024] NSWSC 139 where the NSW Supreme Court recently held that the plaintiff was unable to establish the cause of his slip and fall down a staircase, and...

Published by Leighton Hawkes
23 February, 2024
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

The document exists, but I won’t let you see it! Confidentiality claims during discovery

Discovery is a key phase in most litigation and often one of the most important. It is a process ordered by the Court that requires parties to a proceeding to disclose relevant documents to each other to promote efficient conduct of the matter.

Published by Chiara Rawlins
21 February, 2024
CTP Insurance

Personal Injury Commission Not An All-Terrain Forum

On 16 February 2024, the Personal Injury Commission published its decision in Pout v Shipway [2024] NSWPIC 41.

Published by Peter Hunt
19 February, 2024
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Notices to Produce: Strategic uses in New South Wales

A Notice to Produce is a tool for litigants to obtain documents, governed by the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW).

Published by Justin Pennay
15 February, 2024
Insurance

Whether Arbitrator erred in law in making orders to produce medical information

Ms Blakers (the appellant) lodged an application for arbitration, seeking payment of weekly compensation and other statutory expenses pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Injury Management Act 1981 (WA) for an alleged workplace bullying and psycholo...

Published by Justin Dyson
15 February, 2024
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