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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.
Thinking| 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 ...
Thinking| 17 Sep 2019
The District Court has recently dismissed a claim arising from serious injuries sustained in a fall from a roof, finding that the occupier had no duty of care to warn of an obvious risk of harm...
Thinking| 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’...
Thinking| 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.