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Insurance| 17 Jul 2020
The District Court of Western Australia has dismissed an employer’s appeal concerning the manner in which an arbitrator dealt with expert evidence in WorkCover proceedings, where the rules of evidence do not apply.
Insurance| 01 Jul 2020
The District Court has dismissed a worker’s appeal that he had suffered an alleged electric shock injury from a cash register at a drive-through bottle shop, as no question of law was involved.
Insurance| 13 May 2020
The WA Court of Appeal has unanimously dismissed an employer's appeal against a damages award to a worker who injured his neck due to a startle response from an alarm in his workplace. In this case note, our Insurance team ...
Insurance| 30 May 2019
A District Court judge has dismissed an appeal by an employer which was found liable for a worker’s stress injury, in relation to an issue of whether there had been ‘discipline’...
Insurance| 16 Oct 2017
The District Court has dismissed a plaintiff’s claim for damages in respect of personal injuries suffered in the course of his employment based on a finding that he was wholly responsible for his injuries.