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Thinking| 20 Feb 2018
2017 WA insurance in review In this update, we give an overview of some interesting cases that were significant to Western Australia insurance in 2017. If you would like to receive a hardcopy of this publication, please contact Rosena De Freitas.
Thinking| 22 Jan 2018
The District Court of Western Australia has dismissed an appeal by a worker against a decision of the WorkCover Arbitration Service, dismissing his application for additional workers’ compensation entitlements.
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.
Thinking| 09 Nov 2016
A District Court judge has limited an award for loss of earning capacity for a plaintiff’s failure to mitigate his loss.
Thinking| 18 May 2016
The High Court has provided guidance on the extent to which a medically diagnosed condition must be identified in order to prove an ‘injury’ in workers’ compensation claims.