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Employers Liability Newsletter - April 2017

Legislative Developments

  • Indexation of benefits from 1 April 2017
  • The Motor Accidents Injuries Bill 2017 was passed by the NSW state parliament on 30 March 2017 with the stated objective being to replace the current compulsory third-party motor accidents scheme in NSW with a new scheme.

Recent Decisions

  • It’s not the employer’s fault - The Workers Compensation Nominal Insurer v Avopiling Pty Ltd [2016] NSWSC 1893 (29 March 2017)
  • The role of medical evidence in assessing the whole or predominant cause in section 11A cases - Hamad v Q Catering Limited [2017] NSWWCCPD 6 (15 March 2017)
  • Forklift locomotion and questions of causation - Toll Pty Ltd v Harradine [2016] NSWCA 374 (21 December 2016)

Short Shots
Brief case notes.
 

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