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
Hunter Quarries Pty Ltd v Alexandra Mexon as Administrator for the Estate of the late Ryan Messenger the Late Ryan Messenger  NSWCA 178.
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.
When will a denial of promotion to an injured employee be justified? The decision of Laycock and its review of the application of the ‘inherent requirements’ defence in promotion and hiring and firing complaint.
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.
The decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal in Pel-Air Aviation Pty Ltd v Casey  NSWCA 32 dealt with the question of a plaintiff’s entitlement to recover the costs of a private funds manager.
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).