Employers Liability Newsletter April 2022

  • Newsletter
  • Published 11.04.2022

Legislative Developments 

The State Insurance and Care Legislation Amendment Bill 2022 has passed the Second Reading stage. 

Recent Decisions

Pathology important in determining material contribution to need for treatment 
Usher v Coffs Harbour City Council (NSWPICPD 2022)

Employer’s duty of care is not ‘absolute’ but ‘reasonable’ – Lending a helping hand on work sites
Monahan v Bellevarde Constructions Pty Ltd & Ors (NSWDC 2022)

Admission and Cause of Action – He who asserts must prove
L & A Fazzini Pty Ltd v Amaca Pty Ltd (NSWCA 2021)

Spotlight on the guide 

Our Online Guide to Workers Compensation has been updated with the latest indexed rates which came into effect on 1 April 2022 pursuant to the Workers Compensation (Indexation) Amendment Order 2022. Access our invaluable Guide here.

Miriam Browne

Partner

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David To

Special Counsel

P: 02 8257 5700

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Lian Chami

Partner

P: 02 8257 5824

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