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Court Reports

803, 2019

Perez v Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services [2016] FCA 476

March 8th, 2019|

Employer Performance Reviews & Performance Management On the issue of employee performance reviews and performance management, employers may be able to take comfort from the decision in Perez v Northern Territory Department of Correctional Services

712, 2018

Hunter Quarries Pty Ltd v Alexandra Mexon as Administrator for the Estate of the late Ryan Messenger the Late Ryan Messenger [2018] NSWCA 178.

December 7th, 2018|

The NSW Court of Appeal has found that there is no entitlement to permanent impairment compensation under section 66 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) (the Act) where a workplace injury is so serious that death ‘inevitably’ follows.

1207, 2018

Melanie Sills v State of New South Wales [2018] NSWDC 119

July 12th, 2018|

The Plaintiff was a former police officer employed by the NSW Police Force (NSWPF). She alleges that in her service she was exposed to numerous traumatic incidents, and as a result she brings a claim for damages for psychological and/ or psychiatric injury she suffered between May 2003 and 7 June 2012.

2405, 2017

Campbell v AAI Limited t/as GIO [2017] NSWSC 560

May 24th, 2017|

On 18 September 2011, Mr Grahame Campbell (the plaintiff) was involved in a motor vehicle accident as a passenger in a vehicle driven by a colleague from the Marine Rescue. The plaintiff commenced a claim against the defendant’s CTP Insurer, GIO pursuant to the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW). Mr Campbell alleged that he was entitled to compensation for, inter alia, non-economic loss damages (also known as pain and suffering). In order to be eligible for non-economic loss damages under New South Wales legislation, a claimant’s degree of permanent impairment as a result of the injury caused by the motor accident must be greater than 10% (Section 131 of the Motor Accidents Compensation Act 1999 (NSW).